Dickson defines the term ‘vertical farm’: a high-tech greenhouse that is stacked on top of itself, transforming it into a multi-story growing space.
Dickson and Vincent speak with Professor Joel Cuello about his work on engineering of sustainable biological and agricultural innovations, including bioregenerative space life support, crop hydroponics, plant tissue culture, micropropagation, and industrial mass production of algae and plant cell and microbial cultures.
Dickson and Vincent speak with Professor Gene Giacomelli about his work on controlled environment plant production systems research, design, development and applications.
Dickson and Vincent review recent developments in indoor farming, and catch up with the backlog of listener questions and comments.
Dickson and Vincent review recent entrants into the growing discipline of urban agriculture.
Dickson and Vincent meet with Henry Gordon-Smith, founder of Agritecture and board member of the Association for Vertical Farming.
Dickson and Vincent speak with Paul Hardej, founder of Farmed Here, a commercial vertical farm in Chicago, Illinois.
Dickson and Vincent read listener email about urban agriculture, hydroponics, aquaponics, underground vertical farms, climate change, and more.
Dickson and Vincent provide an overview of the technologies that allow the practice of indoor farming.