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The Future of Farming is Vertical

on February 25, 2019 at 12:25 pm under , ,
Photo: Vince Callebaut

Vertical Farming for the Future

Beyond providing fresh local produce, vertical agriculture could help increase food production and expand agricultural operations as the world’s population is projected to exceed 9 billion by 2050. And by that same year, two out of every three people are expected to live in urban areas. Producing fresh greens and vegetables close to these growing urban populations could help meet growing global food demands in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way by reducing distribution chains to offer lower emissions, providing higher-nutrient produce, and drastically reducing water usage and runoff.

Read more: The Future of Farming May Take Place Indoors


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