• Is Vertical Farming Really the Future of Agriculture?

    2 monthes ago - By Eater

    Indoor, LED-lit growing operations produce food without soil or sunlight - but scaling up could prove difficult This story was originally published on Civil Eats .
    By now, the images of shelves full of perfect greens in hulking warehouses, stacked floor to ceiling in sterile environs and illuminated by high-powered LED lights, have become familiar. Food futurists and industry leaders say these high-tech vertical farming operations are the future of agriculture - able to operate anywhere, virtually invincible against pests, pathogens, and poor weather, and producing local, fresh...
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