In our informal weekly podcast we cover all the interesting news that catches our eye in food, agtech, vertical farming, sustainability and New York hospitality. We interview guests who have a connection to the food system, who push for a better food world, and who we find to be interesting folks!
The Farm.One podcast team reunites for the first time in 2021 after a restful and celebratory New Year’s break. We start with a catch up and a BIG, HUGE, EXCITING announcement from Rob (what a great way to kick off the new year!). The team also gives an update about what’s happening in New York and some of the plans for this year.
The news topic for discussion is the 2020 CEA (Controlled Environment Agriculture) Census Report published by Agritecture, a CEA consulting firm, and Autogrow, a provider of farm automation solutions. With 371 respondents from 58 countries, the survey looks at new farmers getting into the industry, the types of farms they’re building and operating, what they’re growing, the technologies they’re using, revenue and funding.
A few interesting takeaways from the survey:
Links to read more and to download the survey: