The circular economy is something I was happy to see feature heavily at GreenTech 2020. It seemed to be on everyone’s mind when discussing sustainability, and there was even a dedicated session on it. The topic: vertical farming’s role in the circular economy. Continue reading Circular Urban Farming at GreenTech 2020→
This year, I wanted to get some hands-on experience with aquaponics. About a month ago, I spent three weeks working at Duurzame Kost, an indoor aquaponics farm in an old Philips factory in Eindhoven (Netherlands). In this post, I’d like Continue reading My Experience on an Aquaponics Farm→
A few days ago, the Grand Finale of Wageningen University’s Greenhouse Challenge took place. It was a great day of discussing urban agriculture, showcasing new ideas, pitching, and celebration. Here’s my experience of that day. The Stand At 10 AM, Continue reading The Greenhouse Challenge Grand Finale→
It’s over a week ago since Aquafarm 2018 ended. My last article was a quick overview of what I saw there. This article will go into more depth about some of the talks that gave me some new ideas. Peter Continue reading Aquafarm 2018: Some Highlights→
It’s February, and Wageningen University’s Greenhouse Challenge has officially started. For the next few months, teams all over the world will be designing an urban farming system for the Bijlmerbajes, a former prison complex near Amsterdam (what is it with Continue reading Energy in Greenhouses→
The AVF Workshop in Brussels was great. For the past few months, we have been working on-and-off on the white paper. We are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Our white paper will look at Continue reading Singapore, Part 4: Citizen Farm→
Few places have changed as quickly as Singapore. In the 1960s, the place was still covered in small villages (‘kampungs’). As people started getting moved to tower blocks (‘HDBs’), they brought some of their kampung habits with them. Some people Continue reading Singapore, Part 3: Growing It Yourself→
Singapore takes its food seriously. Anywhere you go, you can find great food: noodles, curries, dumplings, and so on – all under the price of a Big Mac. Singaporeans enjoy their food to the extent that “Have you eaten?” is Continue reading Singapore, Part 1: Lim Chu Kang→
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