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Article: Indoor Vertical Farming in Old Warehouses

 This article and accompanying short video will make for great classroom discussion and inspiration for academic hydroponic experiments. Aerofarms is planned to be the largest indoor vertical farm in the world. This farm supplies local grocery stores and restaurants healthy leafy greens without the use of sunlight or water. Focusing on nutrition and flavor, "there’s no need to tweak the DNA or add artificial chemicals, the company says, when you can create the ideal environment to promote certain traits in the plant."
Source:
Huffington Post
Sector:
Sust. Ag., Food & Land
Topic:
"Curricular Materials"
5/31/2016 6:16:13 PM
This resource made possible with the generous support from the Kresge Foundation