BrightFarm Systems | Commercial design consultancy in rooftop gr. Cityscape Farms: Home. The Future of Urban Agriculture and Farming | AeroFarms. Sustainable urban farming ideas that think inside the box | Gris. Photo via .hello foto of FlickrIn my last Green State column, I wrote about Agriculture 2.0.
The conference, held in Silicon Valley recently, brought together venture capitalists and sustainable ag startups in an effort to jump start a market for the regional distribution of fresh food. This week I take a closer look at some of the companies that tried to catch the ear and checkbooks of the high-profile investors who packed that confab at the Four Seasons in Palo Alto. One of the more intriguing ideas came from startups thinking outside the agribusiness box by developing urban farms in a box. Literally. Take AeroFarms. Greenhouses.