By installing greenhouses on the flat roofs of buildings, it is possible to reduce our CO2 emissions while at the same time using the heat loss from the buildings to heat the greenhouses.
At the heart of the 5-hectare WASABI project is a 550-acre plot of land dedicated to agroforestry, permacultural mound farming, SPIN farming (or intensive market gardening) and training.
Sapristi is the name of a modular aquaponics system that allows research to be carried out, while being large enough in scale to represent an industrial pilot system.
A project that aims to optimise the production of horticultural biomass on a semi-industrial scale. Plants such as hemp and euphorbia are cultivated in greenhouses or culture chambers to deliver molecules of interest.
The Phytopathology Unit has set up a prototype PAFF Box (Plant And Fish Farming). This is an aquaponic system, i.e. a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics.