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Lab-Grown Fruits

Eliminating Light Requirements in Modern Agriculture Currently, one of the greatest barriers faced by vertical farmers is the huge electricity demand, to which the artificial lighting requirements are a major contributing factor.  Innovators are working hard to solve this problem and exploring possible solutions that implement scientific and technical knowledge

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AVF’s Advisory Board

We are honored to introduce our Advisory Board members for the year 2021, they are experts in their own fields and represent different sections of the indoor farming industry and academia. The Advisory Board will support and advise AVF Board of Directors in all strategic developments, oversee the implementation of

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Farming to Save the Environment

Traditional farming systems and vertical farming technology share a dependency on agribusiness and the goal of working towards rapid technological advancements to maximize the efficiency and the yield of the growing process. To provide food sustainably, we must consider all factors of sustainability collectively. This includes environmental, social and economic

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Indoor Farming Is the Future

By 2050, there will be 10 billion people on the planet, the majority of whom in cities. Gertjan and Lianne Meeuws behind Eindhoven firm, Seven Steps To Heaven, believe indoor farming is the future. “Our traditional food system is incapable of feeding everyone responsibly.” All of Eindhoven can identify Gertjan

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The road ahead for vertical farming

“In the next 10-15 years, vertical farming will rise as one of the dominant forms of agriculture.” In a recent webinar presented by the Association for Vertical Farming and Heliospectra, the opportunities and challenges facing the vertical farming industry in 2020 and beyond were highlighted, resulting in quotes like the

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