Added by on 2017-06-02

In order to feed the world’s growing population, we need to constantly rethink agriculture. That’s where vertical farming comes in. Vertical farming — essentially, multistory greenhouses — uses 90% less land than traditional farming, while harvesting 80% more per unit of area. In this episode of #RippleEffect, we look at AeroFarms, a vertical farm in Newark, NJ. Presented by McDonald’s. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsUS city adopts eco-friendly ‘vertical farming’Vertical Farming in Kakaako – Kerry KakazuSingapore’s vertical farming takes offVertical FarmingTHESIS 2013 RMUTT – INNOVATION VERTICAL FARMING FOR FUTURE IN BANGKOK (HD)Vertical Farming VertiFarm

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  • CuppaTeaAndASitDown 2 months ago

    Sounds like a great idea! It's the future.

  • Jullius Correia 2 months ago

    Because they aren't animals. The way we treat farmed animals is absolutely horrendous. Yes planes are alive but not in the same way as humans and animals.

  • TheBeatlesToday 2 months ago

    This seems great as a practical tool for feeding more people, but it also seems hella depressing, Factory farming is bad enough; why would I want plants grown indoors, too?