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.

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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.

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