The “Need to Grow” Documentary (Agriculture’s Problems)

Touch the Soil News #1683 (Feature Photo – Aerial Crop Spraying – CCA SA 4.0 International Carolyn Parsons) FoodTank news portal brings us the story of a new documentary on food. In addition to finding solutions, the documentary covers problems of industrial agriculture. You can read the story below. You can find out about the…

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How Finance Unfolds – A New Frontier?

Positive Future #810 (Feature photo – Finance – CCA SA 2.0 Generic Katrina Tuliao) BrightVibes journalist Fino Menezes brings us the story of how one CEO decided to reduce his $1 million paycheck to boost the salaries of his employees. What happened is that the company flourished. You can read the full story here: https://brightvibes.com/1941/en/boss-who-took-1m-pay-cut-to-raise-staff-salaries-says-business-has-tripled

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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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