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An unofficial guide to Safe Food and Urban Farming

Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Lack of Market.

In the previous part of this series, we had discussed one of the significant reasons for failures of commercial Urban Farms in India. The fallacies considered there result in substantially high input costs. The higher input costs force the grower to price their produce at a significant premium to the market price. Higher pricing, in Read more about Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Lack of Market.[…]

Organic relief for Hydroponics. The practice of Organoponics.

One of the points that naysayers keep coming up with against Hydroponic produce is the use of inorganic nutrient fertilizers in growing crops. What one should ideally worry about is the use of harmful pesticides and chemicals in food production. However, the billions of $ that go into Organic Marketing has successfully diverted people’s attention Read more about Organic relief for Hydroponics. The practice of Organoponics.[…]

Hydroponics- Decoding the basic parameters for Commercial set-up

A significant number of our customers approach us to understand the commercial viability of hydroponics and the reality in the Indian context. In this article, we would like to put forth to our readers, a few factors that can help decide commercial set-up viability. A brief recap on hydroponics: Hydroponics makes use of water as a medium to Read more about Hydroponics- Decoding the basic parameters for Commercial set-up[…]