food security

Here’s a First Look at Ikea’s Utopian Urban Gardening Project

Here’s a First Look at Ikea’s Utopian Urban Gardening Project

The Swedish company, alongside British designer Tom Dixon, is now turning its ambitious vision for local farming into a series of real products, coming to stores in 2021.

How Urban Agriculture Can Improve Food Security

How Urban Agriculture Can Improve Food Security

Research from U.C. Berkeley Professor of Agroecology Miguel Altieri argues that sustainable urban ag can also offer environmental, health, and social benefits.

How Singapore is Securing its Food Supply With Rooftop Farms

How Singapore is Securing its Food Supply With Rooftop Farms

Visitors to Singapore's Orchard Road, the city's main shopping belt, will find fancy malls, trendy department stores, abundant food courts - and a small farm.

Urban Farming Projects Attracting Greater Interest, Investments

Urban Farming Projects Attracting Greater Interest, Investments

International interest in sustainable urban ecosystems — especially vertical farming — is exploding, according to numerous market forecasts.

Vertical Farming as a Local Food Market Innovation

Vertical Farming as a Local Food Market Innovation

Vertical farming is an emerging niche in the food supply chain, defined as the practice of growing food indoors by controlling all elements of its development.