Will there be farms in New York City’s skyscrapers?

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Vertical Farming NYC

Vertical Farming

The key to vertical farming is space, The Vertical Farm Project, led by Dr. Despommier, claims that one indoor acre of farming is equal to 4 to 6 outdoor acres [Source: The Vertical Farm Project]. They cite a farm in Florida that was converted into an indoor hydroponic farm where strawberries grow in stacks. That vertical farm now grows the equivalent of 30 acres of strawberries in a one-acre greenhouse. Read Here

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