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While vertical farms can help with local hunger issues and sustainability, there are some barriers that may keep them from gaining worldwide traction. The cost of setting up a vertical farm can be prohibitive. Conservative estimates put the initial start-up cost at around $110,000, but there are estimates upward of millions of dollars.
The researchers found that global adherence to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines would require one giga-hectare of additional land—roughly the size of Canada
“Think Forward: The Future of Food” is the premier invitation-only forum at the nexus of food and agribusiness.
Once again, the salmon have breached.
The Boston Red Sox, Recover Green Roofs, and Green City Growers took “going green” to a whole new level