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Month: September 2023

What is Vertical Farming?

Vertical farming, as the name suggests, involves growing crops in stacked layers, typically in a controlled indoor environment. This innovative method of growing has been utilised as a solution to the challenges of traditional agriculture which comes alongside increasing demand for fresh produce, especially in urban areas. Vertical farming comes with complexities and challenges as well as a host of benefits which we will discuss in this article.

Edible Flowers: Vertical Farming’s Blossoming Enterprise

To explore the rise of edible flowers in modern cuisine, we speak with Glen Cheynier, the General Manager of Wesh Grow. Located in a repurposed underground parking space in Paris, this innovative urban farm is a proud member of the Kroptek Network. Glen shared insights into the growing prominence of edible flowers, not only as an aesthetic enhancement to dishes but as unique capsules of flavour.