AVF Blog

Covid-19 Highlights The Need For Responsible Food Production

Food markets offer food to millions of people globally, particularly those living in expanding cities. Urban ‘wet markets’ selling perishable goods, however, have increasingly been viewed as a public health concern. Fresh produce risks cross contamination in markets selling meat, fruit and vegetables without sufficient health and safety measures in

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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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AVF Course

The Vertical Farming Fundamentals Course

Vertical farming is one of the most sought after terms on the internet today and a much discussed topic in the fields of technology and agriculture. It will become an important source of fresh, healthy, sustainably-produced food in the future. In our introductory course on vertical farming fundamentals, we first

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