Gene GiacomelliHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Gene Giacomelli

Dickson and Vincent speak with Professor Gene Giacomelli about his work on controlled environment plant production systems research, design, development and applications.

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velcroHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Clare Miflin

Dickson and Vincent speak with architect Clare Miflin about biomimicry – innovation inspired by nature – and environmentally sound building practices. 

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2020 TowerHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Gregory Kiss

Dickson and Vincent speak with architect Gregory Kiss about how to build self-sustaining urban buildings.

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Urban ProduceHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Ed Horton and Danielle Horton

Dickson and Vincent speak with Ed and Danielle Horton from Urban Produce, which uses a high-density vertical indoor growing system which they hope to implement all over the world.

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DespommierHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Dickson and Vincent review recent developments in indoor farming, and catch up with the backlog of listener questions and comments.

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Caleb HarperHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Caleb Harper

Dickson and Vincent speak with Caleb Harper about the Open Agriculture initiative at the MIT Media Lab.

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vertical-farmHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Dickson and Vincent review recent entrants into the growing discipline of urban agriculture.

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vertical_harvest_renderHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Penny McBride and Nona Yehia

Dickson and Vincent speak with the founders of Vertical Harvest, an indoor farm in Jackson, Wyoming.

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AeroFarmsHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Ed Harwood and Mark Oshima

Dickson and Vincent visit AeroFarms, an indoor farm in Newark, NJ and speak with Chief Science Officer Ed Harwood and Chief Marketing Officer Mark Oshima.


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Henry and DicksonHosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Henry Gordon-Smith

Dickson and Vincent meet with Henry Gordon-Smith, founder of Agritecture and board member of the Association for Vertical Farming.

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