Brent Downey

Vertical Farming: Which System is Best?

In our last blog, we showed how conventional agriculture is not a solution for food security and sustainability moving forward. Between the need to clear land for increased production, it’s pollution and waste of water, its distance from large cities, and its greenhouse gas emissions, there are a lot of problems that need addressing. In our …

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A Two-Way Street to Disaster: Agriculture and Climate Change

As we move through the 21st century, one of the most dangerous issues we face is climate change. It’s causing warmer global temperatures, rising sea-levels, and more severe weather events. This all means that climate change is actually the greatest threat to global food security. Changes in our environmental conditions mean that crop growth will …

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Rendering of Vertical Farm

Vertical Farming and Circularity

If you’ve built a business dependent on agriculture, chances are that sourcing products has become more complex, costly and detrimental to the natural world. It’s a trend that’s been solidifying the relationship between food production and agribusiness. And while there’s no arguing the industrialization of agriculture has come to shape modern expectations of food security, …

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