Within the project, we are working with a number of urban farms in the Stockholm area. Below is a listing of many of these that we are directly involved with in the study.
Grönska is an end-to-end company revolutionizing food production by developing technology for vertical farming and producing city grown vegetables and herbs. Grönska uses shelf systems with LED lighting to grow food, which enables space-efficient and climate-independent farming. The company was founded in 2014, and in 2016 were the first company to sell vertically farmed products on the Swedish consumer market.
SweGreen is an innovation and technology urban farming company based in Stockholm, Sweden, providing futuristic, smart, and circular solutions for controlled-environment urban farming. SweGreen’s products are sold under the brand Stadsbondens, providing herbs all year round for city dwellers who care about the environment and appreciate quality food.
UrbanOasis is a food-tech and urban farming company in Stockholm which turns empty urban spaces into controlled-environment indoor farms and produces fresh, sustainable and nutritious food for local customers and partners.
Svegro is a Swedish family-owned company with headquarters on Färingsö outside Stockholm. The company was founded in 1960 and the focus on sustainability and innovation has created long-term success. Svegro's vision is to create world-class Swedish flavors and this is achieved through a sustainability-focused fossil-free and innovative greenhouse production of fresh herbs and lettuce, as well as the development and refinement of Swedish flavors. Every year, over 20 million pots of herbs and lettuce are grown in the 55,000 m2 greenhouse, which makes Svegro a leading player in the industry.
Volta Greentech is a company developing sustainable land-based seaweed products to tackle climate change from cattle. Through the land-based system Volta Greentech aims to optimize temperature, light, and nutrients to maximize the growth of the red seaweed. The seaweed is used to produce Volta Seafeed, which is a feed supplement used to reduce the production of methane from beef cattle and dairy cows, ultimately improving the impact of cattle and dairy products.
Farmy is an indoor hydroponic farm at Slakthuset district in Stockholm. The company grows rare and nutritious crops and flowers under LED lights in vertical systems. By gathering data from natural habitats of plants and using advanced hydroponic the company creates the optimal condition for growing each produce. Farmy’s vision is to take indoor-farming steps further by focusing on unit of nutrition of produce and circular solutions such as reusable container, compostable pots and recycling the residual heat to contribute to sustainable and responsible production and consumption.