Added by on 2018-10-22

In the kale-filled facility at vertical farm startup Bowery Farming, it’s a piece of proprietary software that makes most of the critical decisions — like when to harvest and how much to water each plant. But it still takes humans to carry out many tasks around the farm. Katie Morich, 25, loves the work. But as roboticists make gains, will her employer need her forever? This is the fourth episode of Next Jobs, a series about careers of the future hosted by Bloomberg Technology’s Aki Ito. Host, Producer: Aki Ito Camera: Alan Jeffries, Brian Schildhorn Co-Producer: David Nicholson Editor: Victoria Daniell Writers: Aki Ito and Victoria Daniell Related PostsThis high-tech farm grows veggies in a warehouseJapanese Farmer Builds Epic Indoor Vegetable FactoryThis Minnesota Indoor Vertical Farm Grows Fresh Produce 365 Days a YearGrowing Roots – This Farmer Is Taking Root On Your Rooftops // Discovery on ViddseeCould high-tech vertical farms help us feed the world in the 21st century?Indoor farm grows rare herbs for top NYC chefs

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19 Comments

  • Afendi Afendi 3 weeks ago

    $30 mil investment. How long is the break even point?

  • ItzJyro 3 weeks ago

    vertical cannibis farm??

  • yian dev 3 weeks ago

    She thick

  • WEKRAYS 3 weeks ago

    Bowers is more like Wayne industries in farming world in this documentary.

  • Macky1101 3 weeks ago

    Notice how thin and translucent all hydroponic plants are compared to plants grown in earth? Like, are they absorbing any types of minerals or vitamins or nutrients from the water and them giving them to the animals that eat them? Are they factory farms just producing water stored in plants?

  • LUKMAN HAKEEM 3 weeks ago

    Farming is beast

  • Desmond Gomes 3 weeks ago

    vertical farming crap like kale, lettuce, herbs or any other salad greens is nothing major. let us know when you can grow the 99% of other produce people consume

  • Daniel N. Rwerunda 3 weeks ago

    She cute

  • teenee4 3 weeks ago

    great story but global population peaks around 2020 then it's down hill from there.

  • Rajendra Singh 3 weeks ago

    Nature does it best; living beings are awesome.

  • If it's not outside it's not a farm.

  • DarkSkiesProductions 3 weeks ago

    is it just me, or does she have a phat a$$

  • Luke Boshier 3 weeks ago

    0% nutritional consideration for the consumer is taken into consideration in the making of this commodity. Big Pharma loves this!

  • Pexi Lopez 3 weeks ago

    THIS IS GROSS! There's no substitute for nature!

  • growing the wrong plant

  • seelam vikash 3 weeks ago

    My doubt How does artifical lights replace sunlight to make photosynthesis happen. What kind of light is she using?

  • Troph2 3 weeks ago

    aquaponics would be cheaper and easier.

  • 余海玲 3 weeks ago

    不拿来种大麻可惜了

  • thivan2000 3 weeks ago

    Bowery, can you start up at Penang, please?