The Association for Vertical Farming is an internationally active nonprofit organization of individuals, companies, research institutions and universities focusing on leading and advancing the sustainable growth and development of the vertical farming movement.
Reinforcing it’s place in a professional international community of progressive startups and vested corporations in the field of urban farming, Urban Greens is proud to be the first and only Philippines and surrounding region based accredited member of the prestigious Association for Vertical Farming.
Located just 2 hours outside of Manila, Dewi Sri has been working with hydroponically grown vegetables and greens for many years now and is the main provider for hydroponic produce to the major supermarket chains in and around Manila.
As key strategic partner to Urban Greens, Dewi Sri is able to provide its extensive hydroponic knowledge to contribute to the spread of urban farms in Manila.
The LifeScience Center for Health and Wellness is an integrative facility that is committed to advancing and optimizing your health. LS is a program-based center that practices a science-based approach called Functional Medicine. By creating programs based on specific health goals, LS is able to directly address your concerns with the exact type of nutrition, movement, and medically advanced treatments and testing suited to the needs of your body.
LifeScience is a firm believer in good, clean food as core contributor for your well being and as such it fully stands behind the modern science and techniques that hydroponically grown greens bring to the table.
Philippine Artisan Trade, Inc. serves as a platform to showcase high-quality, distinctive products that embrace fair trade practices, sustainable manufacturing, and are handmade in the Philippines. The Gallery is an accessible retail venue for socially responsible and environmentally conscious micro, small, and medium enterprises, which serves to showcase and bring their well crafted products into the marketplace. The Bar is a place to gather among friends and like minded people wherein one can enjoy the best craft beverages that the Philippines has to offer, drinking for a cause. Philippine Artisan Trade is incubating an inclusive growth ecosystem that can share with the world that the Philippines is where it’s at.
It is at the Philippine Artisan Trade location that Urban Greens has setup their first hydroponic wall system in Manila.
Bambike is a socio-ecological enterprise based in the Philippines that hand-makes bamboo bicycles with fair-trade labor and sustainable building practices. Our bamboo bike builders (aka Bambuilders) come from Gawad Kalinga, a Philippine based community development organization for the poor, working to bring an end to poverty. We have programs that include scholarships, sponsoring a preschool teacher, and a weekly feeding program for children, as well as a bamboo nursery for reforestation. Bambike is a company that is interested in helping out people and the planet, dedicated to social and environmental stewardship. Our goal is to do better business and to make the greenest bikes on the planet.
Bambike Revolution Cycles: People – Planet – Progress
Urban Greens and Bambike strive towards joint developing hydroponic systems where the currently used PVC components are replaced by Bamboo thus creating an end to end sustainable setup which is more accessible to the mass market.