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Trailblazing vertical farming with David Farquhar

Meet David Farquhar, a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Scottish agritech company, Intelligent Growth Solutions – a trailblazer of vertical farming. Here Andy Lowe learns about this ground-breaking solution and the opportunities for farmers.

David Farquhar David Farquhar, a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Scottish agritech company, Intelligent Growth Solutions.

Today we bring you our evokeAG. x Food Futurists collaboration series with Professor Andy Lowe,  exploring solutions today that will help drive sustainable food systems tomorrow.

Buckle up for Andy’s conversation with David Farquhar, a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Scottish agritech company, Intelligent Growth Solutions – a trailblazer of vertical farming, in a class of its own. Imagine a precision-controlled indoor environment where plants can thrive all year round without soil, with an energy system that mimics real sunlight and seasonality.

These one-of-a-kind fully-automated modular Growth Towers are being used by food producers, businesses, and farmers all over the world, and soon the first solar-powered commercial-scale farm in Perth, Australia will house the tech solution at Eden Towers.

Learn more about this ground-breaking solution and the opportunities for farmers and re-localising supply chains with Andy Lowe and David Farquhar. Watch the ‘Blood Sweat and Dreams’ film David refers to, at 11.53mins to see IGS feature here.

Listen to more of Andy’s podcasts here: Food Futurists and Eco Futurists.


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