Blog | Extreme weather in Europe – the shape of things to come?
The summer of 2022 may change everything in terms of how we think about traditional agriculture in Europe. Record temperatures and reduced precipitation across the continent have resulted in a drought never before recorded at these latitudes. But all is not lost. Companies and research institutes working in controlled environment agriculture are constantly developing innovations to mitigate the effects of climate change. Vertical farming offers a resource-efficient part of the bigger solution.
Blog | The vertical strawberry frenzy
"Strawberry" may be the latest buzzword in vertical farming, but they are often limited to summertime and special occasions. Whether June-bearing or everbearing, the season is considerably short, so naturally, the idea of a locally grown, juicy strawberry at any time of year has a very sweet appeal.
Blog | Can vertical farming stop “shelflation”?
As recently reported in Grocery Business Magazine, shelflation is a growing challenge for grocery store shoppers. What is this phenomenon, why did it gain recent attention, and what is the role of vertical farming in stopping it?