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.[…]

Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Stop copying the west.

During our journey in CityGreens, we have met many a Consultants, Competitors, Collaborators, Govt. Dignitaries, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Aspirants, and so forth. These encounters have helped us develop deep insights into the industry. It will not be an understatement to say that the Vertical Farming industry in India is still in its infancy. The way this Read more about Why do Vertical Farms fail in India? Stop copying the west.[…]

Bolting in iceberg Lettuce. What causes it? How to prevent it? What to do if your lettuce plant has bolted?

Harvesting home grown vegetables after months of effort feels rewarding. Doesn’t it? Taking care of them makes a good part of our daily schedule. We observe for their health and do all we can to keep them healthy. Farming or for that matter home gardening, brings with itself a lot of problems. One of them Read more about Bolting in iceberg Lettuce. What causes it? How to prevent it? What to do if your lettuce plant has bolted?[…]

Lettuce – for Good Luck and Good Health

Did you know that the Chinese word for “fortune” is ‘Cai’? The same word ‘Cai’ is also a part of the Chinese name for Lettuce, ‘Sheng Cai’. Chinese believe that lettuce brings good luck. In the traditional Chinese New Year lion dance or ‘Cai Ching’, people hold out lettuce leaves tied to envelopes containing money Read more about Lettuce – for Good Luck and Good Health[…]