AGILE is a space where I can compile my thoughts on agriculture, urban food systems, urban agriculture and vertical farming - both on a local context and on a more global one.

Born in Tel Aviv, I am a 26 year old B.Sc student of Plant Sciences at The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

My past experience includes working as an Assistant Operations Manager at The Association for Vertical Farming, a summer internship at the Berlin based startup INFARM and various other projects in the AgTech scene. 

November 2, 2017

OCTOBER 2017, Farmers Cut, a German based indoor farming startup, recently joined as a member of the Association for Vertical Farming. AVF's newest member also brings the newest technology to the ‘ponics’ family, coined Dryponics, to the indoor farming industry. Thanks...

October 6, 2017

I walked out to the arrivals hall, passing maybe a dozen taxi drivers. I was clearly told not to use their service. "Take Uber instead" a friend once told me. I rushed out to the exit, no longer than 2 minutes passed before the driver I ordered pulled his car near the...

January 5, 2017

This next article is brought to you as it was published on Co.Exist, a leading magazine on futurism and sustainability.

Here's the link to the article as it was originally published.

(I do not own the rights)

Enjoy!

If future residents of Mars have to choose between beer o...

דרך הראיון, שיתורגם לאנגלית בקרוב, אני רוצה לתת פרספקטיבה לשאלה "למה ייעול ייצור המזון בארץ ובעולם הכרחי?"

ישבתי עם פרופ' בני חפץ מהמחלקה לקרקע ומים בפקולטה לחקלאות של האוניברסיטה העברית כדי לנסות לענות עליה;

השאלה הראשונה היא קודם כל, איך השפיעה החקלאות ב-50 השנים האחרו...

November 4, 2016

Vertical Farming. So what is it anyway? and what does it have to do with us Israeli citizens? sure we take pride in our agriculture system (with all of its flaws and lack of governmental support) and sure Israel is regarded as the ‘Start-up Nation’. But what I find mos...

October 6, 2016

As we need to sustainably feed the 3 billion individuals expected to join us by 2050 - land scarcity and food waste become major issues in developed and developing countries. In Israel, the figures suggest an additional 3 million people, which is roughly 40 percent of...

September 13, 2016

Since the dawn of agriculture some 12,000 years ago, the fertile crescent has had a significant role due to its unique geography and climate, contributing immensely to humankind thanks to the domestication of key crops like wheat and barley. Years of cultivation, by pe...

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