Is Vertical Farming Here to Stay? – Future of …

Is Vertical Farming Here to Stay? – Future of Food

by Jodi Helmer Almost two decades after vertical farming pioneer Dickson Despommier first introduced the idea of growing food in buildings, not fields—and later published his seminal book, The Vertical Farm—indoor farms are in more cities than ever before. Vertical farming—so-named because the produce sprouts in floor-to-ceiling racks to grow more food in less space—uses less water and fertilizer…

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