World’s Largest Rooftop Farm

Touch the Soil News #1681 (Feature Photo – Lufa Farms Greenhouse – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Fadi Hage) Global News journalist Kalina Laframboise brings us the story of the world’s largest rooftop garden located in Montreal, Canada. Owned and operated by Lufa Farms (https://montreal.lufa.com/en/), this rooftop enterprise covers 163,800 square feet – 3.75 acres. The…

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Should You Grow Square Watermelons for Profit?

Touch the Soil News #1677 (Feature Photo – Square Watermelon – CCA SA 2.0, Cat) Growing square watermelons is labor intensive and costly. However, will the novelty of a square watermelon attract upscale buyers? https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/children/grow-square-watermelons.htm You can watch the full story here about growing square watermelons.

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The Rising Up of Farming

Touch the Soil News #1675 (Feature Photo – Vertical Farming – By Kabirnayeem.99 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=70160314) What If YouTube news channel brings us the story of vertical farming. While vertical farming is not new, its contributions to overall global nutrition are small and cover mostly the growing of micro-greens and lettuces.…

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