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The urban farming startup created by Kimbal Musk — Elon’s brother — lets you scan your produce to see where it came from. Take a look inside.

Elon Musk’s brother, Kimbal, is on a mission to reduce the global food shortage and train the next generation of urban farmers. His Brooklyn-based company, Square Roots, delivers fresh herbs that are grown inside 320-square-foot shipping containers. The company allows you to scan its crops and learn exactly when they […]
The urban farming startup created by Kimbal Musk — Elon’s brother — lets you scan your produce to see where it came from. Take a look inside.
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The world’s first autonomous farm features a 450kg robot farmer named Angus

Iron Ox, a California-based technology startup, is pioneering the future of robotics and indoor agriculture. After years of research and development, the company is launching the world’s first autonomous farm featuring a 1,000-pound (450kg) mobile robot, nicknamed Angus. As alumni of robotics company Willow Garage, Iron Ox co-founders Brandon Alexander […]
The world’s first autonomous farm features a 450kg robot farmer named Angus
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An executive behind Amazon’s massive warehouse fulfillment operation has moved to a vertical farming startup

Amazon veteran Brian Donato has joined Bowery, a vertical farming startup that grows greens indoors without natural sunlight or soil. At Amazon, Donato managed the company’s automated fulfillment operations. Donato was hired to help Bowery scale up, according to Bloomberg. Other vertical farming companies have faced challenges around energy efficiency, […]
An executive behind Amazon’s massive warehouse fulfillment operation has moved to a vertical farming startup
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Inside a farm hidden under the streets of Paris in an abandoned parking garage

Something is growing underneath La Chapelle, a neighbourhood north of central Paris. It’s an underground farm by Cycloponics, a local indoor farming startup that harvests lettuce, herbs, and mushrooms in a space it calls la caverne (the cave). The farm uses an agricultural technique called hydroponic farming, in which greens […]
Inside a farm hidden under the streets of Paris in an abandoned parking garage
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