The House Bill 3412 was passed and is being dubbed the Integrated “Urban Agriculture Act”. This act aims to turn unused space in urban areas into community farming centers in a bid to address food security issues. The Covid-19 pandemic has been rough for everyone but these farming initiatives are seeing a leap in innovation. […]

There are many different things that we can do to help keep our plants healthy after this lockdown ends. Since we will have less time, it’s important to choose a plant thats easy to care for and doesn’t need to much attention. It is also essential to understand how much water your plants need because […]

Although almost 90% of food in the United Arab Emirates is imported, grocery stores and supermarkets were mostly completely stocked during the pandemic. Few factors are responsible for this success, with food security led by innovation being the most important one. Integrated logistics and streamlined supply chain are critical in ensuring uninterrupted access to food […]

Elizabeth Okullow, age 24, is the CEO of a company that uses hydroponic gardening to grow organic vegetables. Okullow says she was inspired by the book The Power of Your Subconscious Mind. It occurred to her that she had a way with plants, so she began researching agricultural opportunities in Kenya. Okullow wanted to become […]

An east London car park has started to use shipping containers to grow food hydroponically. This has come as a need for sustainable food coming after the Covid-19 pandemic. These containers allow food to be cultivated without the need for soil. This is a relatively inexpensive way to provide healthy food without having to use […]

Vertical Farming Program to Address Food Education and Health Diet in Jersey City, US

Jersey City in New Jersey and its partners are starting a program that will establish vertical farms with technology supplied by AeroFarms. The goal of this program is to increase awareness and improve diet of local population. As a result,…

7 Tips To Help You Take Care Of Your Indoor Plants Properly

The quarantine has brought on a popularity with health benefits, taking care of plants and bringing them into our homes. Some great tips, have plants that are low maintenance that require minimal sunlight and care. Check your soil, and make…

Pandemic drives home the value of local, natural, sustainable farms

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed issues within our global food supply chain. Therefore, local agriculture has emerged as viable solution to combat these issues. Not only is the food produced by these farms sustainable and delicious, but…

Vertical farming is feeding the hungry during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus has exposed many of the issues involved in our global food supply chain. One fix for these issues is the use of indoor, vertical farming. Companies like Intelligent Growth Solutions in Scotland are using this technique to…

GrowGeneration purchases all the assets of H2O Hydroponics, LLC

GrowGeneration has completed this week a purchase of H2O Hydroponics assets. The corporation is the largest national chain of specialized garden centers focusing on organic growth and hydroponics, with 27 store locations. The newest acquisition…

Going green: COVID-19 pandemic has people drawn to indoor gardening, houseplants

Since many citizens are confined to their homes from social distancing and isolation policies due to the coronavirus, many of them have taken a keen interest in indoor gardening. Also, since plant nurseries were deemed essential businesses,…

From pot to table, easy indoor herbs spice up cooking

Instead of buying herbs from the supermarket, a much fresher and safer way to get herbs is to simply plant them yourself. When planting herbs, it's important to do research as each specific herb requires a different amount of water and sunlight…

Teen scuba diver creates sustainable bag to lift trash from seabed

An innovative teenager in Dubai is putting his scuba diving skills to good use by cleaning up the ocean. Akshansh Khrodia has created a new lift-bag to remove trash from the sea-floor. The bag itself is constructed from a waste sack, old…

Is Vertical Farming the Post-COVID Future of Food Production?

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed several issues in our agriculture supply chain industry. Many experts believe the future of agriculture will rely on vertical farming. This process is cheaper and more efficient as it uses less space, and…