October 5th event: Mini-MakeathonRead More
On October 5th, students and young professionals will come together at the Design Museum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands to develop a new food concept for vertically farmed lettuce. The Mini-Makeathon is from 9.00 to 17.00. Registration is open until October 1st.
July 5 event: Re-visioning Vertical Farming!Read More
Join us in this three-day citizen participation forum, as we invite you to share your vision of vertical farming through images, and to discuss with us the future of local and sustainable food systems. July 5th - 7th 2018 ∣ Deutsches Museum, Ehrensaal. Share with us your vision of vertical farming – an upcoming trend in urban food production!
Making sense of the terms in Vertical FarmingRead More
What exactly is vertical farming? I know that I picture stacked layers of plants sprouting in organised rows inside some big, bright warehouse. This isn’t quite wrong. Columbia emeritus professor Dickson Despommier is credited for making the term mainstream.
Help us analyse vertical farming on Twitter!Read More
Since May 2017, the Cultivating Engagement team have been collecting tweets about vertical farming using some software specifically designed for Twitter research (Borra & Rieder 2014). Our Twitter dataset currently comprises over 50,000 tweets about vertical farming.
Re-visioning Vertical Farming - Food for ThoughtRead More
Though it officially kicked off at the beginning of the year, the Vertical Farming project began to really ‘cultivate engagement’ at the start of July when it made its way to the Deutsches Museum in Munich for a three-day citizen participation forum.
Is vertical farming really sustainable?Read More
Vertical farming uses empty buildings to renew neglected neighborhoods, it uses less water than traditional agriculture, but how else can it be sustainable? Here are some advantages and limitations to vertical farming
The origins of indoor vertical farmingRead More
Do you know how your food produce was cultivated historically?
Vertical Farming – what’s the deal anyway?Read More
The word farming evokes a range of sentiments. For me, I see images of the sun shining on green, open fields with animals grazing about. Depending where you’re from, this scene may vary, but more or less, we probaby have a similar feel. Can the same be said when you instead hear vertical farming?