Added by on 2018-01-26

The way we get our food in the United States is completely messed up. When you go to the grocery store, especially in a city, most of the fresh fruits and vegetables you see have been trucked in from somewhere else, losing crucial nutritional value at an environmental cost. This is a huge problem, but Elon Musk’s brother has a solution…in the form of a shipping container. Sources & Further Reading: Square Roots Farming – https://squarerootsgrow.com Kimbal Musk has a Silicon Valley – Style Plan to Feed America – https://futurism.com/kimbal-musk-has-a-silicon-valley-style-plan-to-feed-america/ Hydroponics vs Soil – Hydroponics vs Soil: 7 Reasons Hydroponics Wins Why Kimbal Musk Is a Founding Father of the Modern Food Movement – https://www.ediblemanhattan.com/foodshed-2/kimbal-musk-modern-food-movement-food-tech/ The Vertical Farm: Growing crops in the city, without soil or natural light – https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/09/the-vertical-farm Sign up for Beme Panels on Google Play and the App Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.beme.app.android https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/beme-panels/id1274516645 Follow Beme on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bemeapp Related PostsTHESIS 2013 RMUTT – INNOVATION VERTICAL FARMING FOR FUTURE IN BANGKOK (HD)The Future of Transportation in NJ (2005)America’s First Vegan-Certified Vertical Farm Leaps Into the Future of AgricultureC of C 2-4-12 Plant Chicago: Farming for the Future A Net-Zero Energy Vertical FarmBehind the Scenes with Future Farms (India) – #18 Our new Hydroponic large-scale farm, KelambakkamThis Farm of the Future Uses No Soil and 95% Less Water

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18 Comments

  • BarryfromEastenders 8 months ago

    Poppies?? The TRUTH BEME IS THEY ARE GROWING WEED AND HEROIN

  • Crypto Millions Journey 8 months ago

    There mom needs to have more kids.

  • Chinth Madhu 8 months ago

    Now we have to get advise from a brown girl

  • Wobeert 8 months ago

    When I first heard Kimbal Musk talk about food, I wondered how long it would take for him to create something to revolutionize the world….
    This may be the start of that creation…

  • Ernst Otto Oehler 8 months ago

    you could also just plant your plants outside !!!
    -the sun shines for free on your plants
    -the water falls for free from heaven
    and try to tronsport the plants just faster

  • John Beckman 8 months ago

    Dumb. Energy inefficient & not sustainable.
    How many decades has this "Farm of the Future" idea been recycled?
    Who in the HELL would want to work 40 hrs. a week in that pink light prison cell? Good grief, THINK!

  • SooperBeez 8 months ago

    0:38 nice eating habbies piggy

  • Badhon Ebrahim 8 months ago

    "from your roomate back in boulder,
    we aint never getting older" 😛

  • Janne Wolterbeek 8 months ago

    Beme is moving in the right direction. Too bad Casey's no longer on board, but you'll do great without him now.

  • bigshooter461 8 months ago

    so I'm thinking to myself, how is this guy ever going to sell trailer box farming technology and then we get to 1:30 in he video and all my guilty suspicions about this technologies target market are confirmed. This guy is going to do well, lots of spinach farmers in Colorado! LOL!

  • Tim Holmes 8 months ago

    I'm not really sure that nutrition loss from shipping food is a problem or even if it's something that really happens. The way I see it it doesn't matter where the food is from, because of the conservation of mass as long as the food is properly preserved it doesn't change. That side of this video seems very much underdeveloped, which leaves only this horribly inefficient method of farming that gets shown off in the video. Seems really uninformative I'm disappointed.

  • Emixam Carter 8 months ago

    Amazing guys ! Dont stop !!

  • Space monkey 8 months ago

    make the roof transparent…duh!!! saves electricity cost for lights

  • fledrel 8 months ago

    Are those the ZipGrow farming trays?

  • Sarah Natske 8 months ago

    95% less water than a farm?  Farms rely on rain for water.  And you can't make the argument that this "can" farm is so energy efficient when you are using lights to grow the plants and real farms use the sun!

  • ArnoutVeldeman97 8 months ago

    QUESTION: All the products grown in these containers seem to be be leafy greens. Is it also possible to grow heavier vegetables such as tomato, carrot, zucchini etc? I'm guessing fruits are off the table since they grow on trees…
    Anyone able to answer this? Cheers

  • Mathew Allen 8 months ago

    That's how grow on Mars…

  • John Grech 8 months ago

    Ugh, your brother is Elon. 'Borrow' a couple thousand power walls and solar tiles