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EEF Midlands Manufacturing Award

V-Farm has been recognised in the EEF’s Future of Manufacturing Regional Awards 2016. HydroGarden won the ‘Manufacturing Innovation Award’ for the Midlands for the innovative vertical-farming system, V-Farm. The regional celebration lunch was held at Staverton Park, Northampton. The firm will now go on to represent the region in the National Awards, the winners of which will […]

Pershore College

A new Agri-tech lab due to open at Pershore College early in 2017, will be using a specially commissioned hybrid version of V-Farm and an aquaponics system called FishPlant. Pershore College, situated on a 60 hectare site near Evesham, Worcestershire, is one of seven colleges in the Warwickshire College Group.  It is regarded as a […]

V-Farm at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

See the V-Farm system on the Refarming’s Hydroponics stand at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park from 20th – 24th July 2016! Refarming Ltd will be having a stand to showcase the vertical farming solution V-Farm and how it’s being used as part of an initiative with forward-thinking prisons in the North-West of England to set up […]

V-Farm is Social

For regular updates and news from V-Farm make sure you check out our social media channels! Twitter: @V_FarmHG Facebook: /V.FarmHG Instagram: @v_farm  

London ‘Agritecture’ sustainability workshop to feature V-Farm

Architects, commercial growers, entrepreneurs, engineers, marketers, designers and sustainability managers will be working together to consider a viable ‘agritecture’ concept for London at a special interdisciplinary workshop on 24 & 25th June, co-hosted  by Agritecture.com, the Association of Vertical Farming (AVF), Southbank Consulting, Blue Planet Consulting and venue hosts, CASS School of Architecture, London. The […]

V-Farm attend GreenTech 2016

GreenTech is regarded as the global meeting place for professionals working in horticultural technology and begins today in Amsterdam. V-Farm will be featured on Valoya’s stand (11.222) at GreenTech growing lettuce and radish. On display will be the small 5207 demonstration system complete with Valoya LED lighting. HydroGarden’s systems engineer Michal Kaminski will be talking […]

V-Farm nominated for Manufacturing Innovation Award

Next week the Midlands Business Insider is hosting the Insider Made in the Midlands Awards 2016 V-Farm has been nominated for the Manufacturing Innovation Award that is for the Midlands company which has created a new product, system or design that is set to make a major impact. More than 50 companies entered the Made in […]

Cultivation and Technical Advisor Vacancy

Job opportunity for a Cultivation and Technical Advisor at HydroGarden. Work within Product Development to advise customers on cultivation, technical and product queries, test equipment and to assist with the introduction of new products from planning through to shelf. Responsible for running the greenhouse and commercial grow room. For further details read: Technical Adviser Advert […]

Manchester’s Home of Honest Coffee turns hydroponic with the help of Refarming and HydroGarden

Creative working space and artisan coffee shop, Home of Honest Coffee, in the city of Salford, has taken one more step towards sustainability following the installation by Refarming Ltd & Co-operative and Mutual Solutions of one of HydroGarden’s V-Farm vertical hydroponic systems in its basement.  The system will be used to grow salad greens and […]

Part of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

We’re proud to be part of the new Alder Hey Children’s hospital. See a small version of the V-Farm system working with a FishPlant in the children’s play area on BBC news. BBC News – Inside Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital BBC News – A Tour Inside the new Children’s Hospital