Agriculture, Food and Beverage

Is that a farm on your roof? Agriculture is thriving in some unexpected places

Vertical farming produces higher yields in far less space than traditional agriculture. Image: REUTERS/Edgar Su

Rosamond Hutt

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 A vertical farm inside a shipping container.
Image: Freightfarms.com
 The world’s largest rooftop greenhouse is on a Chicago factory
Image: gothamgreens.com
 Plants grown using the aeroponics technique do not require soil or sunlight
Image: Aerofarms.com

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