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Dickson travels to indoor farm Gotham Greens in Brooklyn, New York to speak with Co-founder and CEO Viraj Puri.

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Viraj Puri

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Direct download: UrbAg029.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 9:41pm EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Daniel Podmirseg

Daniel joins Dickson and Vincent to talk about the Vertical Farm Institute, which provides advice and planning on the design and construction of indoor farms.

 

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Direct download: UrbAg028.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 10:20am EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Dickson provides an update on progress towards establishing long-term, sustainable, local, safe food systems based on indoor farming.

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Direct download: UrbAg027.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Robert Colangelo

Dickson and Vincent speak with Robert Colangelo, founding farmer and CEO of Green Sense Farms, the world's largest commercial indoor vertical farm. 

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Direct download: UrbAg026.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 7:30am EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Dickson defines the term 'vertical farm': a high-tech greenhouse that is stacked on top of itself, transforming it into a multi-story growing space.

 

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Direct download: UrbAg025.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 2:27pm EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Joel Cuello

Dickson and Vincent speak with Professor Joel Cuello about his work on engineering of sustainable biological and agricultural innovations, including bioregenerative space life support, crop hydroponics, plant tissue culture, micropropagation, and industrial mass production of algae and plant cell and microbial cultures.

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Direct download: UrbAg024.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 8:30am EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Gene Giacomelli

Dickson and Vincent speak with Professor Gene Giacomelli about his work on controlled environment plant production systems research, design, development and applications.

 

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Direct download: UrbAg023.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 7:13pm EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Clare Miflin

Dickson and Vincent speak with architect Clare Miflin about biomimicry - innovation inspired by nature - and environmentally sound building practices. 

 

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Direct download: UrbAg022.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 11:19am EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Gregory Kiss

Dickson and Vincent speak with architect Gregory Kiss about how to build self-sustaining urban buildings.

 

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Direct download: UrbAg021.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 1:37pm EDT

Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Ed Horton and Danielle Horton

Dickson and Vincent speak with Ed and Danielle Horton from Urban Produce, which uses a high-density vertical indoor growing system which they hope to implement all over the world.

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Direct download: UrbAg020.mp3
Category:science -- posted at: 5:05pm EDT