30 Apr '16, 3pm

Will Philadelphia Become the Vertical Farming Capital of the World?

But with vertical farms in particular, food can be produced with less water and takes up less space than traditional farming. These technologically innovative farms often feature multiple trays of plants stacked on top of each other. Instead of growing the plants in soil, a hydroponic system recirculates the water and nutrients that plants need to grow. These farms are often often lit with artificial lights to mimic the sun. Crops can be grown in skyscrapers, abandoned lots and even

Full article: https://ecowatch.com/2016/04/30/philadelphia-vertical-far...

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