Urban agriculture specialists Vertical Future and Crate to Plate are preparing for the opening of an indoor container farm in London, each with low-carbon fresh salads and vegetables for rapid delivery throughout the capital. Both companies announced yesterday that they could produce.
Crateto Plate, a start-up in urban agriculture, has launched a “container farm” designed by Vertical Future, a technology company focused on controlled environment agriculture (CEA), at several new sites in Bermondsey and Stratford, London. I am planning to use it.
Using a container farm, Crate to Plate can produce up to 5 tonnes of fresh food annually, including lettuce, kale and rockets, and deliver it to customers within 24 hours with minimal carbon dioxide emissions. Said. Without the use of pesticides or toxic chemicals. The company has Michelin-starred restaurant HIDE chef patron Ollie Dabbous, as well as independent grocery stores such as Hamstead’s Notting Hillfish shop and artichokes.
Built in a 40-foot shipping container, Vertical Future’s innovative farm features highly controlled indoor growing conditions, LED lighting, and full to create optimal conditions for growing leafy salads and vegetables. Enables good climate control and double irrigation.
Proponents of vertical farming reduce the amount of land used for agriculture by producing crops in such situations, better protecting crops from the effects of increasingly unstable outdoor climate conditions, and It claims to reduce the transportation and logistics normally required to bring food from farms to the city center. They also require much less water and zero pesticides.
Jamie Burrows, CEO of Vertical Futures, said: “Our container lab can create an optimal growth environment for growing fresh food and place it near the point of consumption with minimal space.“ Crop in a controlled environment without the use of chemicals. Cultivation allows partners to meet demand all year round, as opposed to the usual food production system that relies on seasonal restrictions.
Sebastien Sainsbury, founder of Crate to Plate, said by moving to the use of Vertical Future’s Container Labs, systems can be scaled up across the UK while being more efficient in improving both production and product quality. It can provide a unique growth function.