Five Farms Pushing the Boundaries of Indoor Agriculture

Bright Farms, Courtesy of Bright Farms Indoor farms are the new and innovative way to grow greens. Modern indoor farms are quite large and filled with state-of-the-art technologies – they aren’t the tiny greenhouses of yesteryear. We’ve rounded up five, indoor farms to give you a taste of what some of the most innovative growing organizations are producing. 1. Bright Farms Bright Farms has built its state-of-the-art farming facilities in seven cities. Bright Farms specializes in creating farms that conserve land and water. The Farms also are designed to “eliminate agricultural runoff” and to “reduce greenhouse gas emission from transportation.” Bright Farms has partnered with CropKing (specialists in controlled environment agriculture), Hort Americas (provides products to greenhouse growers), NetSuite (software company), and Nexus Greenhouse Systems (produces affordable gr...

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inhabitat.com 27 Oct '14, 7pm

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From robot arms to digital payments: Food companies in Singapore move to upgrade productivity h…

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channelnewsasia.com 27 Oct '14, 2am

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Mark Winchel tends to his aquaponics system. Photo courtesy of Aquaponics North. What we as a nation define as “agricultur...

Hive Farm Proposes Plug and Play Vertical Farming

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Farming has gone high-tech. With the convergence of science and technology, as well as no-till methods and increasing conc...