Interview with Eric Levesque of Cultivatd

In early 2021, the Contain team welcomed Cultivatd as a new vendor. Cultivatd is a team of vertical farming brokers that can manage and design an indoor farming project from start to finish–completely free of cost to the farmer. Cultivatd works with a wide range of industry-proven technology partners to …

Bringing food production closer to home

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Dave Dinesen, CEO of CubicFarms, believes that we are experiencing a global crisis in food security and that technology is necessary to feed the growing global population. CubicFarm Systems Corp. is a local chain agtech company headquartered in British Columbia, Canada. The company specializes in the development of fully automated …

Robert Brooks joins Netled as Investor Relations and Communications Manager

Robert Brooks

“As governments around the world struggle to meet their climate promises new solutions are of paramount importance to society.” Robert Brooks joins Netled as Investor Relations and Communications Manager effective from 15th December 2020. Robert will report to CEO, Niko Kivioja, and is responsible for English-language investor communications and will work extensively …

CubicFarms announces $15,000,000 equity financing to support global growth


“Dave Dinesen, CubicFarms’ CEO comments, “We believe that food security is in a global crisis, and COVID-19 has certainly accelerated this crisis. CubicFarms ag-tech solutions can help break this cycle of long global food supply chains, which would allow local chain agriculture to take place nearby where food is consumed. …

Global CEA Census report shows continued positivity despite COVID-19

BACK TO NEWS “Data captured over an 8-week period show 95% of growers have an optimistic outlook for the next 12 months with all types of operations including greenhouses, shipping containers, tunnel and vertical farms showing profitability.” — Global CEA Census READ FULL REPORT

Folium 2.0 hits the market ahead of schedule

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BACK TO NEWS “Autogrow has launched the second generation of its Folium Smart Sensor Network, ahead of schedule to meet customer demand for greater access to data in the cloud.” — Autogrow READ MORE AT AUTOGROW

Investment group takes stake in greenhouse suppliers Prins Group and Stolze

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BACK TO NEWS “HAL Investments is working on a new portfolio of companies in the horticultural supply chain that can support each other on an individual project basis for large, complex and international projects that are increasingly initiated by investors” — HortiDaily READ MORE AT HORTIDAILY

Two Growtainers Head to Alabama with Contain Funding

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BACK TO NEWS Contain vendor Growtainers recently celebrated shipping two of its container farms to a customer in Alabama. Two Growtainers® to Alabama with funding from #Contain. One is for Mushroom Production and one is for leafy greens. Great transaction, great project. — Growtainers (@growtainers) October 16, 2020

SananBio Talks Radix Grow System

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BACK TO NEWS One of our vendors, SananBio, has developed a vertical farm grow system that is simple to assemble, and includes built-in LED lighting. It’s targeted at commercial scale grows and accommodates multiple crops as the distance between grow trays can be adjusted. Here are a couple of videos …