There’s a new trend in agriculture called vertical farming. When humans first learned to farm, we arranged plants outside in horizontal fields, and then invented irrigation and fertilizers to grow crops. But with modern technology and farmers’ cleverness, we can now stack those fields vertically, just as we stacked housing to make apartment buildings. This video explores the many benefits of moving plants indoors, and explains why the choice of lighting can make or break the cost of a vertical farm and affect how long it might take for urban agriculture to blossom.
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