minicrops™

What if I told you there was a vertical farm growing microgreens six minutes travel time from London Bridge that had a stall at Borough Market. It may sound unlikely. However, it is true. Welcome to the world of minicrops™ and to the latest blog post looking at vertical and urban farming. In March I spoke […]

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Food Matters

This week I went along to the Food Matters live event. The tagline is “Many Voices, Making Food Matter”. Food is medicine. And I am always interested in sustainable, foods of the future. My focus at this event was to find examples of controlled environment agriculture, algae, seaweed and insects. I was not disappointed, and […]

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Comcrop – Urban Farming in Singapore

I have an interest in the future of food. By 2050 it is projected that 80% of people will live in an urban environment. I want to understand how we can produce food for this growing urban population.   On a recent trip to South-East Asia, I spent some time staying with friends in Singapore […]

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Aquaponics – GrowUp Urban Farm

Aquaponics and vertical farming Ever heard of aquaponics?  In the future, more of our food will be grown using aquaponics. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (farming fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water with added nutrients rather than soil). The food that I eat and how it can be grown locally and in a […]

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Todmorden Incredible AquaGarden

Ever heard of aquaponics?  In the future, more of our food will be grown using aquaponics. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (farming fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water with added nutrients rather than soil). The food that I eat and how it can be grown locally and in a sustainable way is important […]

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