Emmanuel Pratt is the Director of the Aquaponics Center at Chicago State University & teaches at the Geography Department at Chicago State University where his work concentrates on community development through intersections of food security and sustainable design innovation. He is a co-founder and director the non-profit Sweet Water Foundation (SWF) that helps develop verticalized […]

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Dickson Despommier is Professor Emeritus at Columbia’s school of Public Health, and adjunct professor of urban studies at Fordham University. He has pioneered the concept of Vertical Farming starting with an undergraduate class that he taught in 1999. He has helped develop the concept through lecturing at numerous universities and has appeared prominently in the […]

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