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Seminar: Paul Gauthier: Bowery Farming, Vertical Farming at Scale

October 26 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 for a Horticultural Science Special Seminar:

Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Time: 11:30 am
Speaker:  Paul Gauthier, Head of AgScience New Product and Systems Innovation, Bowery Farming
Title:  Bowery Farming, Vertical Farming at Scale
Host: Mark Hoffmann

Location: 121 Kilgore Hall / Hybrid
Zoom:  https://ncsu.zoom.us/j/96890341002?pwd=T0FIaUlyWHZ4REcrbkZ4TnBzcnpBZz09
Meeting ID: 968 9034 1002
Passcode: 213885

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Summary:
Did you know that by 2050, we’ll need to produce 70% more food to feed an estimated world population of 10 billion? As it currently stands, our agricultural system cannot sustainably feed that many people, most of whom will be living in urban areas. To feed the future, farming needs to aim higher. Bowery Farming is a modern indoor farming start-up company with headquarters in NY. Bowery sells currently 13 leafy greens in more than 850 locations, and is backed up by an impressive list of Investors, including Alphabet (formerly Google). Horticulture crops such as strawberries are on the top of Boweries list for the future. Please join us for a small presentation and a Q+A for faculty and graduate students.

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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