🌿Vertical Farming Weekly - April 29th, 2022



Happy Friday everyone! Welcome to another issue of Vertical Farming Weekly and the launch of Vertical Farming Podcast Season 5! 🍾

We're kicking off season five with Juan Gabriel Succar - CEO and Director of Verde Compacto. Verde Compacto is Latin America's first vertical farm. In this episode, Juan talks to Harry on what lead him to found Verde Compacto in 2016, helping to revolutionize the agriculture industry in Latin America. Listen to the episode here or wherever you get your podcasts.

As always, make sure to interact with us on socials. If you or someone you know has a unique position in the Vertical Farming space, let us know!

Enjoy the rest of April!

-Noah 🎉

This Week in Vertical Farming

This Week's Guest

Juan Gabriel Succar - CEO and Director of Verde Compacto

Join Harry Duran, host of Vertical Farming Podcast, as he welcomes to the show Juan Gabriel Succar, CEO and Director of Verde Compacto, the first vertical farming company out of Latin America. Verde Compacto is an organization that is dedicated to reinventing the food industry through technology. Today, Juan shares his origin story and how his passion for environmental sustainability led him to launch Verde Compacto. Juan and Harry talk about the exponential growth of the industry, why mass education and proper hiring are crucial and why government involvement in such endeavors has been lackluster at best. Finally, Juan talks about some of the upcoming projects he’s working on that will help to transform the agri-food industry in Mexico and around the world.

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Episode 189 - #KyleTalksAgtech: Accelerating the development, advancement & efficiency of indoor farming at CEA 4.0 w. Jonathan Martin

Jonathan Martin is the director of CEA 4.0, a fully virtual conference focused on indoor farming. On this episode of CropTalk #KyleTalksAgtech I speak in depth with Jonathan on what to expect at the event and how this can be another opportunity for the CEA community to come together.

The event will host up to 58 presentations from a range of indoor farms, operators, and solution & technology providers over two days providing you an insight into the latest developments and industry requirements.

Learn more about this second annual conference at www.tech40.net

Listen to the episode here or wherever you get your podcasts.

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