29 episodes

Urban Agriculture is a podcast about the Third Green Revolution. Brought to you by Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello.

Urban Agricultur‪e‬ Vincent Racaniello

    • Natural Sciences
    • 4.7 • 49 Ratings

Urban Agriculture is a podcast about the Third Green Revolution. Brought to you by Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello.

    Gotham Greens

    Gotham Greens

    Dickson travels to indoor farm Gotham Greens in Brooklyn, New York to speak with Co-founder and CEO Viraj Puri.

    • 42 min
    The Vertical Farm Institute

    The Vertical Farm Institute

    Daniel joins Dickson and Vincent to talk about the Vertical Farm Institute, which provides advice and planning on the design and construction of indoor farms.

    • 59 min
    The Next Big Things

    The Next Big Things

    Dickson provides an updates on progress towards establishing long-term, sustainable, local, safe food systems based on indoor farming.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Urban Agriculture 26: Green Sense Farms

    Urban Agriculture 26: Green Sense Farms

    Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello
    Guest: Robert Colangelo
    Dickson and Vincent speak with Robert Colangelo, founding farmer and CEO of Green Sense Farms, the world's largest commercial indoor vertical farm. 
    Links for this episode Green Sense Farms Green Sense Radio Letters read on Urban Agriculture 26 This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream, a subscription streaming service that offers over 1,400 documentaries and non­fiction series from the world’s best filmmakers. Get unlimited access starting at just $2.99 a month, and for our audience, the first two months are completely free if you sign up at curiositystream.com/microbe and use the promo code MICROBE.
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Urban Agriculture 25: Standing Tall

    Urban Agriculture 25: Standing Tall

    Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello
    Dickson defines the term 'vertical farm': a high-tech greenhouse that is stacked on top of itself, transforming it into a multi-story growing space.
     
    Links for this episode GreenTech Amsterdam The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono Rewilding the World by Caroline Fraser Carbon farming This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream, a subscription streaming service that offers over 1,400 documentaries and non­fiction series from the world’s best filmmakers. Get unlimited access starting at just $2.99 a month, and for our audience, the first two months are completely free if you sign up at curiositystream.com/microbe and use the promo code MICROBE.
    This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit www.drobo.com to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at drobostore.com by using the discount code Microbe100.
    Send your questions and comments to urbanag@microbe.tv

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Urban Agriculture 24: Cuello's Law

    Urban Agriculture 24: Cuello's Law

    Hosts: Dickson Despommier and Vincent Racaniello
    Guest: Joel Cuello
    Dickson and Vincent speak with Professor Joel Cuello about his work on engineering of sustainable biological and agricultural innovations, including bioregenerative space life support, crop hydroponics, plant tissue culture, micropropagation, and industrial mass production of algae and plant cell and microbial cultures.
    Links for this episode
    Controlled environment agriculture World without walls (pdf) 10 tips for engineering students Realizing algal biofuels full potential Image credit This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream, a subscription streaming service that offers over 1,400 documentaries and non­fiction series from the world’s best filmmakers. Get unlimited access starting at just $2.99 a month, and for our audience, the first two months are completely free if you sign up at curiositystream.com/microbe and use the promo code MICROBE.
    Send your questions and comments to urbanag@microbe.tv

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

Captain Argonaut ,

Fantastic show

I love the subject matter of this podcast and the expertise that they bring in every episode. I just wish they did more.

trptmd ,

Recommend to my rural gardening friends

I love to hear about the ways that people can and do go about growing food even when not out in the country. Totally has opened my eyes to other possibilities. The hosts are a hoot to listen to...

ScorpioAZ ,

Amazing

Great insight regarding the progression of Agriculture in America!

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