Block Farms

img San Juan, Puerto Rico
Industries

Block Farms are modular urban gardens for the hydroponic cultivation of fresh produce, mainly vegetables, fruits and herbs. Block Farms modules basically consist of shipping containers, used or recycled conveniently, that incorporate all the necessary components for hydroponic cultivation of different plant products. Thanks to the Block Farms modules, you will have the possibility to grow fresh produce at any time of the year and anywhere in the world, mainly in an urban environment.

To view complete profile

Login

Please login to explore more

  • Complete search results
  • 5 Profiles per week

Go Premium

Detailed profile data. Unlimited access for 1 year.

  • Official company e-mails
  • Technology Stacks
  • Unmetered access
  • Similar companies

News

img

BeGreen raises US$3 million to open more urban farms in Brazil

1 year ago

Contxto – Food waste is often the outcome of transporting fruit and veggies from rural areas to supermarkets and restaurants in cities. To make matters worse, edibles are often left to rot as it sits on store shelves waiting to be bought.  In light of this wasted opportunity, BeGreen is taking an out-of-the-box approach and […]

Read More
img

Agtech from Colombia (beta)

1 year ago

Contxto – Agriculture in a country as ecologically diverse as Colombia is a challenge worth taking. Add to that the massive complexity of dealing with an extreme, disjointed supply chain. Agriculture is often exposed to outdoor risks (increasing with climate change). Long distances (compounded to often flimsy connectivity in Colombia). And, even longer turnover rates (production […]

Read More
img

Million-dollar investment in AgroUrbana moving agriculture from rural areas to cities

1 year ago

Contxto – Vertical agricultural pioneer in Latin America, AgroUrbana, has scored about one million dollars to close the loop on the food supply chain: distribution and commercialization. They will also use the cash to optimize their tech and expand their operations. The round was led by CLIN Fund. But don’t be fooled, behind this polished […]

Read More
img

Coffee plantations threatened by funghi saved by eco-friendly solution: killer shrimp

1 year ago

[wd_hustle id=”InArticleOptin” type=”embedded”/] Contxto – Here’s one ever-expanding Brazilian-Colombian startup. Biotech Portunus has offices in Curitiba, Bogotá, and Austin (United States). And last Wednesday (29), it announced it would open a pilot plant at a biopark in Toledo, a municipality in the state of Paraná. For what reason? To harness the power of funghi-killing shrimp […]

Read More
img

5 Puerto Rican agrotechs nipping problems in the bud

2 years ago

Contxto – Far too often, Puerto Rico’s precarious geographic location exposes the island to the fury of Mother Nature. Particularly since hurricane season lasts approximately six months. That is half a year of the need to secure stable food sources. One need only remember how Hurricane María devastated the island two years ago, destroying over […]

Read More
img

U.S. accelerator Plug and Play opens São Paulo headquarters

2 years ago

Contxto – Once again, the Silicon Valley-based accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center has crossed international borders and established new US$2 million headquarters in São Paulo, Brazil.  This past April, the accelerator held a promotion event in the megacity to gauge interest in its services. Considering that over 300 people attended, Plug and Play concluded that a regional expansion would be worthwhile.  […]

Read More
img

Acciona announces Chile as the new home for Latin America accelerator

2 years ago

Contxto – Spanish energy and sustainable infrastructure conglomerate Acciona will soon launch its first Latin American accelerator. Known as I’mnovation, the open innovation platform will premier in Chile this September. The decision to bring the Spanish program to the Andean country was based on Chile’s strong economic potential.  “Chile’s entrepreneurial ecosystem wealth is an opportunity […]

Read More
img

Brazilian agrotech Pink Farms raises R$2 million, plans new factory

2 years ago

Contxto – Pink Farms is a Brazilian urban vertical farming startup based in São Paulo. With the participation of SP Ventures and Capital Lab, the agrotech just raised R$2 million (approximately US$533,000) to heighten its tech-powered production. In Summary  As one of the first urban farms in Latin America, Pink Farms uses sustainable means to […]

Read More
img

12 Brazilian startups revolutionizing the agrotech industry

2 years ago

Contxto – As one of the world’s largest food exporters, it’s easy to see how Brazil is pioneering the global agrotech industry. All you have to do is examine the array of startups rolling out innovative solutions. Due to the exponential growth in Brazil’s agricultural sector, different agrotech startups have surfaced. Collectively, they’re trying to […]

Read More