SQUARE ROOTS URBAN FARM: Peak-season flavor, all year round!

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Climate change will impact many spheres of human life. It is estimated that rapid climate change could put millions of traditional farmers out of business. If proactive measures are not taken now, this could exacerbate conflict and competition for limited land, water and other resources. One of such measures is the promotion and adoption of […]

DESERTS, SEAWATER & SUNSHINE: RECIPE FOR FUTURISTIC AGRIBUSINESS

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Conventional agriculture is resource and energy intensive. Plants need the right kind of soil, nutrients, water and sunlight to grow and thrive. This implies that places that are too dry or hot are considered barren and unsuitable for agricultural activities. “Farming as usual” can no longer satisfy global food demand. Existing farming practices are largely […]