Added by on 2018-07-20

AeroFarms provides a sustainable alternative to conventional agriculture. The company has built indoor farms that can produce food locally using a technology called “aeroponics.” Plants are not grown in soil but rather in air canals sprayed with water mist, which provides the roots with the necessary water to grow. The company claims this method reduces water consumption by 95% compared to field farming . Subscribe to FORBES: https://www.youtube.com/user/Forbes?sub_confirmation=1 Stay Connected Forbes on Facebook: http://fb.com/forbes Forbes Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/forbesvideo Forbes Video on Instagram: http://instagram.com/forbesvideo More From Forbes: http://forbes.com Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsFreight Farms Brings Vertical Farming To The Masses | ForbesFood (R)Evolution – How Vertical Farming Will Help Feed The World | Mike Zelkind | TEDxCincinnatiCan indoor farming feed the world?Could high-tech vertical farms help us feed the world in the 21st century?US city adopts eco-friendly ‘vertical farming’Save on your animal feed using Hydroponics Farming – Titus Mwema

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7 Comments

  • Pontihack 4 months ago

    pay attention people, this is not safe to eat. this is funded by the goldman sachs. consider this the next monsanto. i can't find a food safety study. the USDA went in and said this is not organic.

  • Kelly Lin 4 months ago

    really neat!

  • Steven Lykowski 4 months ago

    Wow. This is the stuff of sci-fi films.

  • Naresh Kumar 4 months ago

    Superb

  • David G 4 months ago

    Maybe don't use plastic for your packaging :p

  • ryota adachi 4 months ago

    Isn’t this kind of farming creating more carbon footprint than traditional farming? Considering the energy consumed maintaining that tightly regulated environment? Just asking.

  • 4 CZNZ 4 months ago

    Absolutely the future of agriculture.