Added by on 2017-09-08

Sponsored by Hyatt // Local Roots is changing the farming game for the better by brining fresh produce to “food deserts.” This company builds farming pods out of shipping containers, creating an atmosphere that’s perfect for growing produce in a sustainable way. READ MORE: http://mashable.com/2017/01/27/local-roots-incubator/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/mashable/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/mashable INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/mashable/ Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsShipping container house – Green roofMeet the Company Growing a Farm in a Shipping Container | FortuneVietnam: When Containers Are Turned into Hydroponic Vertical FarmsI farm inside a used shipping containerShipping container conversion series video 16 (how to build a DIY green roof)Rooftop parking lot transformed into ‘vertical farm’

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8 Comments

  • Dave zimmerman 1 week ago

    People eat more than lettuce Where's the meat ? Idea is great hate to heckle a good thing

  • R. J. Denicola 1 week ago

    This is a great start.

  • Erik Wulf-Steen Svendsen 1 week ago

    One 40 ft container into 5 acres of productive farmland?

  • cpetch10 1 week ago

    Any plant that does not take energy from the sun to grow is not natural biology…

  • Allen Wu 1 week ago

    if they can produce as much as 5 acres capacity in that 0.1 acre container,I eat that container LIVE.

  • 2bczar4u 1 week ago

    What is the ROI. What is the Energy used? What is the carbon footprint? So far all I saw was lettuce. What about potatoes, carrots, beets, tomatoes, beans, broccoli, peas, et al? All those plants that need insects to pollinate?

  • Волшебная кисточка 1 week ago

    GMO?

  • Scrivelicious 1 week ago

    Bah ha h. "We take farming back to basics!" In a steel container with artificial lighting, irrigation and humidity control. You can't get more basic than a plant in dirt under the sun.