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In recent years, there has been a significant surge in the demand for fresh, locally grown produce. This preference stems from a growing awareness of the importance of nutritious and sustainably sourced food. Locally grown produce holds a distinct advantage – it retains more nutrients and boasts superior quality.

However, despite the benefits of indoor vertical farming, it comes with its challenges. The current technology incurs high production costs and often results in limited crop diversity. Recognizing the need for a more sustainable solution, we’ve introduced Hybrid Vertical Farming technology. This innovative approach combines the best of Indoor Vertical and Greenhouse farming, all managed by cutting-edge AI. The result? A year-round supply of competitively priced, locally grown fresh vegetables, leafy greens, and herbs. It’s a leap towards a more sustainable and accessible future in agriculture.

The full text of the good practice is available to read and download in PDF format from the AgriSkills 4.0 e-Learning platform, section “Good practices”. You just need to search for it by name using the search box.

You will find additional 45 good practices, initiatives and use cases in the AgriSkills Reference Catalogue titled “AgriSkills Guidebook on Digitalization in Agriculture”.

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