What Are the Megatrends Shaping Indoor Farming?

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Indoor Ag-Con, LLC has announced the latest topic for its Indoor Ag-Conversations monthly free webinar series. Hosted by Agritecture Consulting, the “MegaTrends in Indoor Farming” panel discussion will cover megatrends in food, agriculture technology, and vertical farming.


Scheduled for Wednesday, June 24 at 2:00 p.m. ET,  the program will be moderated by Agritecture Founder & CEO Henry Gordon-Smith and will include panelist Menachem Katz, former head of WeWork Food Labs. Additional panelist to be announced soon.

“From COVID-19 to climate change to food security concerns, there are a number of factors accelerating megatrends shaping the indoor agriculture marketplace,” says Nancy Hallberg, Co-owner of Indoor Ag-Con. “We’re excited to have Henry Gordon-Smith and his expert panel share their insights into these key trends and the opportunities they can offer for our growers, suppliers, and other industry members.”

Indoor Ag-Con LLC created the Indoor Ag-Conversations series to share content originally planned for its May 2020 in-person annual conference that was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the 60-minute webinar, Gordon-Smith and his panelists will take a deep dive into some of the megatrends impacting indoor/vertical farming, including plant-based proteins and other consumer-driven food demands, automation/artificial intelligence, urban farming/local food, food security, and more.

Indoor Ag-Conversation webinars are free to industry members. To register for the session and to learn more, click here.