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: FACEBOOK: TWITTER: INSTAGRAM: Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsShipping container house – Green roofMeet the Company Growing a Farm in a Shipping Container | FortuneBoston Businesses Growing Produce In Shipping ContainersVietnam: When Containers Are Turned into Hydroponic Vertical FarmsTurn a free shipping pallet into a large garden wooden planter boxI farm inside a used shipping container

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  • Dave zimmerman 1 year ago

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

  • R. J. Denicola 1 year ago

    This is a great start.

  • Erik Wulf-Steen Svendsen 1 year ago

    One 40 ft container into 5 acres of productive farmland?

  • cpetch10 1 year ago

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

  • Allen Wu 1 year ago

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

  • 2bczar4u 1 year 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?

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  • Scrivelicious 1 year 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.