We combine Green and Blue Technology, Good Business, and Social Justice. We celebrate open minds, honest hearts, and courageous spirits coming together for a common purpose.
We have gathered a unique team of unlike-minded successful professionals with one common goal – to make the world a better place while making a profit.
Even with our multidisciplinary expertise inside IGES, projects like our hydroponic greenhouses and emission reduction technology can only be successful with many powerful alliances – with a special emphasis on First Nations and indigenous communities.
Today, and tomorrow, our clean food projects create good jobs, build resilient infrastructure, and foster strong local communities. We do it with reduced emissions and by using otherwise wasted resources.
http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwfeatures/wm/live/1600_900/images/live/p0/4z/5d/p04z5dwd.jpg Instead of growing crops in sunny fields or greenhouses, some companies stack them and grow them in old, dark warehouses with UV lights — saving water and harvesting produce faster....read more
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines urban agriculture as “the growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities” to provide fresh food, generate employment, recycle waste, and strengthen cities’ resilience to...read more
Twin Strategies to Achieve Sector Sustainability for the Vertical Farming Industry in the Next Five to Ten Years
by Joel L. Cuello, Ph.D. The observance of Earth Day 2016 is a propitious occasion to reflect on the rising profile and potential of the Vertical Farming industry as a coalesing force of innovation that could very well contribute significantly to meeting the grand...read more