Daniel joins Dickson and Vincent to talk about the Vertical Farm Institute, which provides advice and planning on the design and construction of indoor farms.
Dickson provides an updates on progress towards establishing long-term, sustainable, local, safe food systems based on indoor farming.
Dickson and Vincent speak with Robert Colangelo, founding farmer and CEO of Green Sense Farms, the world’s largest commercial indoor vertical farm.
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 speak with architect Clare Miflin about biomimicry – innovation inspired by nature – and environmentally sound building practices.
Dickson and Vincent speak with architect Gregory Kiss about how to build self-sustaining urban buildings.
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.
Dickson and Vincent review recent developments in indoor farming, and catch up with the backlog of listener questions and comments.