26 Oct '12, 7pm

The World's First Commercial Vertical Farm Opens in Singapore

The farm itself is made up of 120 aluminum towers that stretch thirty feet tall. Looking like giant greenhouses , the rows of plants produce about a half ton of veggies per day. Only three kinds of vegetables are grown there, but locals hope to expand the farm to include other varieties. The farm is currently seeking investors to help build 300 additional towers, which would produce two tons of vegetables per day. Although the $21 million dollar price tag is hefty, it could mean agricultural independence for the area.

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