Sunday Wrap Up: Pioneering Ventures in Vertical Farming and Sustainable Agriculture

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This Week in Indoor Farming: Urban Farm Collaborations to Global Sustainable Farming Innovations

FarmByte and Archisen have partnered to establish an automated vertical indoor farm for Asian greens in Johor, Malaysia. This alliance aims to revolutionize the agri-food sector by enhancing food resilience and boosting technological efficiency in farming.

Agrinam Acquisition Corp and Freight Farms plan to merge to promote sustainable, hyper-local food production globally. Freight Farms is a modular controlled environment agriculture leader with diversified offerings, valued at around $147M. The deal is expected to be completed in Q3 2023, potentially transforming sustainable farming.

Ekthaar Agricultural LLC in Dubai has become the first vertical farm to receive the Sustainable Indoor Farming Certification, co-administered by the Association for Vertical Farming and Control Union UK. The farm repurposes construction waste for agriculture and underwent a comprehensive audit of factors like energy consumption, water use, and waste management to earn the accolade. This certification aims to boost consumer confidence in sustainably produced vertical farming products and emphasizes the sector's role in fostering a global sustainable food ecosystem.

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