DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Urban Farming Market - By Farm Types (Commercial, Social, Leisure, Educational, Therapeutic, Agri-Environmental, Cultural Heritage); By Crop Types (Food and Non-food Crops) and By Geography - Forecast (2016-2021)" report to their offering.
Urban farming is growing, processing and distribution of food and other products through plant cultivation in and around cities for serving local inhabitants. Increasing urbanization around the world is resulting in significant demand for urban farming.
Urban farming is gaining prominence owing to lower transportation cost and supply of fresh nutritious products at competitive prices. In 2015, urban farms produced 20% of the world's food and around 800 million people were engaged in urban farming globally. Despite of continuous growth, the market has limitations due to unrecognized agricultural policies and lack of urban planning.
Global urban farming market is categorized and analyzed based on farm type and crop type. Commercial farms including large and medium fields and closed environment systems like aquaponics, hydroponics held the largest share in the market followed by community based farming and home gardens, backyard farming.
Along with the food crops many medicinal herbs, ornamental plants are grown. Rising demand for organic, fresh and nutritious produce propels the investments in urban farming space.
- Gotham Greens
- Brooklyn Grange Farm
- UrbanFarmers AG
- GrowUP Urban Farms
- Garden Fresh Farms
- Edenworks Inc.
- Pasona O2
- Sky Green
1. Urban Farming Market Overview
2. Urban Farming Market - Executive Summary
3. Urban Farming Market Landscape
4. Urban Farming Market Forces
5. Urban Farming Market - Strategic Analysis
6. Urban Farming Market - By Farm Type
7. Urban Farming Market - By Crop Type
8. Urban Farming Market - By Geography
9. Urban Farming Market Entropy
10. Urban Farming Market - Company Profiles
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