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Horticultural engineer

Meet Marvin Spence, the AVF’s New Project Manager

Introducing Marvin Spence, Horticultural Engineer and New AVF Project Manager Marvin Spence, BSc., is a recent graduate in Horticulture with a specialisation in trade and service from the University of Applied Science Weihenstephan-Triesdorf in Freising near Munich. In high school, he was interested in computers and studied computer science. But

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Urban Future Keynote Speaker

Paul Gauthier is Proving the Potential of Vertical Farming for an Urban Future

AVF announces Paul Gauthier, Associate Research Scholar, Department of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute, Princeton University, as Keynote Speaker at Urban Future Global Conference Paul Gauthier is a globally-recognised thought leader in the world of vertical farming. In 2017, he launched the Princeton Vertical Farming Project (PVFP), a hub

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SIVAL Angers, France

AVF Diary 2019: 15-17 January

SIVAL- Angers, France Words by Ramin Ebrahimnejad and Kyle Baldock The AVF Team travels to Angers to take part in an innovative networking platform for the future of food production.   SIVAL, the world-class trade fair for plant production in Angers, France, invited the AVF to take part in their

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Life Cycle Analysis in Vertical Farming

Students of Wageningen University (NL) develop framework and tool for Life Cycle Analysis in Vertical Farming Live webstream on Thursday, July 5, 13:30 – 14:30 CET   Sustainability is at the heart of vertical farming. It is therefore crucial that we are able to validate our sustainability claims to third

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International Plant Factory Symposium

The 2018 Shanghai International Indoor Plant Factory Symposium (June 12-14 2018) aims to bring together the world’s leading experts in indoor farming. The show features both attendees and exhibitors from global commercial cultivation enterprises, private research facilities, and universities in an exchange of ideas, innovations, and technologies. Shanghai Academy of

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AVF Pavilion Round Table Discussions

GreenTech Amsterdam and the Association for Vertical Farming are partnering in organizing a dedicated Vertical Farming pavilion where all innovation, knowledge and technology in Vertical Farming comes together. The Vertical Farming pavilion will feature the AVF café with a superb programme of ’round table talks’ lead by international experts on

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