NOV House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC, USA
The Swedish American Green Alliance SAGA website, a sustainability exchange for Swedish and American researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, journalists, legislators, activists, industry leaders, academics, NGOs published an article on Plantagon: http://sagastory.blogspot.com/2010/03/swecorp-and-onondaga-nation-team-up.html
Press invitation. Welcome to The Urban Agriculture Summit 2011 to discuss "How do we feed people in the urban era?" at House of Sweden, Washington D.C. on November 16. Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow.
Plantagon is named as one of three finalists by Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in New York for its 2011 Green Award, to be presented to the winner by HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden at the Royal Gala Dinner on November 1.
Press invitation - Seminar at House of Sweden, Washington DC, on November 16: "The Urban Agriculture Summit - How do we feed people in the urban era?". Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow.
Hans Hassle and Dr. Dickson Despommier will speak at a webinar on vertical farming on February 28.
Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon, speaks on "Feeding the city", in the televised seminar about Urban Agriculture by The Swedish Educational Television, UR Samtiden. The title of today's seminar is "The city of our dreams: Farming in the city." Also participating: Jan de Wilt, Innovatie Netwerk; Stefan Jakobsson, Tekniska Verken in Norrköping and Jürgen Granstedt, Agroetanol.
Oren Lyons, Professor and Chairman of Plantagon, speaks on "Food Security amid Global Climate Change and Diminishing Resources" at the Urban Agriculture Summit 2011, in House of Sweden, Washington D.C. November 16. The theme of the Summit is "How do we feed people in the urban era?"
Maximum profit is no longer a reason for a company to exist. By the year 2050, 80 percent of the world ́s population will live in cities. Already today we claimed 80 percent of the world ́s arable land. In response to this challenge, Plantagon presents a vertical greenhouse for the urban environment. (folder, English, 10 pages) www.plantagon.com
The Plantagon is a Greenhouse for vertical farming in urban areas. The Plantagon minimizes the need for energy, water and pesticides - as well as transportation- in the production of greens and vegetables. See this short folder for more information. (folder 10 pages) www.plantagon.com
Companization. Two different organizations – one non profit and one for profit - both on the foundation of the Earth Charter and the Global Compact. By implementing these two documents into the corporate articles of association we bring moral questions into an otherwise purely economic forum. equity, ethics and sharing becomes major principles at Plantagon. (Folder 20 pages) www.plantagon.com
Why should a tomato fly 10,000 km? We believe that The Plantagon Greenhouse will change the way we produce ecological and functional food dramatically. For instance, it will allow us to produce ecological tomatoes with clean air and water in urban environments, even in major cities. (English, 46 pages, July 2011) www.plantagon.com
Leaders of the World! I bring you greetings from the Indigenous peoples of the north and the great Turtle Island, now called North America. I bring you the most urgent message brought to our annual gathering of traditional elders and youth by a runner from the north, from Greenland: The ice is melting in the north... (Statement to the UN Peace Summit, August 28-31, 2000, by Oren R. Lyons)
Join Swedish clean-tech and American know-how in a half-day seminar on how to use urban agriculture technologies to create a more sustainable city of tomorrow, a city where consumers will have access to healthy and nutritious food in their neighbourhood. When: November 16th, 2011, 1 PM to 5 PM Where: House of Sweden, 2900 K Street NW, Washington DC