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The world requires an area of farmland the size of South America to feed itself. What will we do when we run out of farmland? Craig visits a vertical farm and sees if they could be the future of agriculture. Special Thanks to: Green Sense Farms http://greensensefarms.com/ Dickson Despommier http://www.verticalfarm.com/ Dickson Despommier’s Book on Vertical Farms http://us.macmillan.com/theverticalfarm/drdicksondespommier Future Of Food Videos: Can We Make Meat Out Of Plants? – http://bit.ly/1hwhYHo Why You Should Eat Bugs – http://bit.ly/1Jg4IBf Are Vertical Farms The Future Of Agriculture? – http://bit.ly/1hExTE6 Why We Should Be Urban Farming – http://bit.ly/1VuLlsl ►Subscribe: http://youtube.com/thegoodstuff ►Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/goodstuffshow ►Follow us on instagram: goodstuffshow ►Like us on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thegoodstuffshow Digital street team: http://goodstuffshow.com/digitalstreetteam Sign up for our mailing list: http://eepurl.com/bnSOcH The Good Stuff is a proud member of the PBS Digital Studios family __________________________________________________________________ Music by: Oscillator Bug https://oscillator-bug.bandcamp.com/ Jason Shaw http://audionautix.com/ Jake Chudnow Driftless Pony Club http://www.driftlessponyclub.com/ Todd Umhoefer (Old Earth) http://oldearthcontact.bandcamp.com/ Image/Video Credits: Dickson at podium, By Pop!Tech [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9c/Pop%21Tech_2008_-_Dickson_Despommier.jpg Rice Plants, By IRRI Images (originally posted to Flickr as Korea_0001) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rice_Plants_%28IRRI%29.jpg Rooftop Garden, By Lamiot (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rabot-Blaisantvest2009_10_00_150.jpg Potato Garden, By BASFPlantScience [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Farm_Kartoffelfeld_Schweden.jpg flooded corn fields, http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q2/300-million-in-indiana-crops-value-lost-to-flooding-so-far.html, photo courtesy of Purdue Agricultural Communication photo/Darrin Pack Pesticide Warning Sign, By Austin Valley, https://www.flickr.com/photos/austinvalley/5688752755 irrigation system, By Gene Alexander, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (photogallery.nrcs.usda.gov No. NRCSCO87001) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:PivotWithDrops.JPG hardwood forest, By Joshua Mayer, https://www.flickr.com/photos/wackybadger/7327400812/ dew on clovers, https://www.flickr.com/photos/cygnus921/3507776233 forest floor, By Danny Steaven (Own work) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Forest-floor076.jpg produce in supermarket, By Dungodung (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:La_Boqueria.JPG Edamame, By Tammy Green (aka Zesmerelda) […]

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