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Vertical Farming - A Solution to World Food Crisis

Is Vertical farming the Solution to the World’s Food Crisis?

Our world is changing. Food travels thousands of miles to our plates. We are short on space, energy and freshwater. And yet there are more people and more and more of us are eating unhealthily. Across the world obesity is a pandemic disease. Vertical farming could be the solution. Put simply, vertical farming is the practice of growing crops in vertically stacked layers. By its nature, it's usually an indoor technique and vertical farms can be set up in aircraft hangars, warehouses, shipping containers, tunnels, abandoned mine shafts, even abandoned subway stations! It usually involves growing plants in artificial light......

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Farms of the Future: Indoor Farming

Indoor Farming: How Will It Change the Way You Buy and Eat?

For thousands of years, farming has been an industry which has faced challenges and met them. In ancient Sumeria farmers learned civil engineering to irrigate the desert and grow more food where water couldn’t reach. Crop rotation, the development of the plough, motorised tractors, even the development of transport systems for heavy loads have all created seismic changes. Our food supply has now been adapted to feed the world- it’s a global industry where corn, apples, meat even drinking water may travel thousands of miles from source to customer. But even after 10,000 years of development, the next revolution may......

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Safe Vegetable and Fruits Produce from Indoor Farming

Changing the Way the World Eats Through Indoor Farming

We’ve all been there. We try to be healthy and eat well so we pick up some fruit and vegetables from the supermarket. When we get home we find the apples are tasteless. Peaches are green and hard. Tomatoes seem to be a way of holding water rather than something to spruce up a salad. Clearly, the produce available isn’t always the best produce… but is it the best we can do?JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjI1NjAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIxNTAlMjIlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjJodHRwcyUzQSUyRiUyRnd3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbSUyRmVtYmVkJTJGQW1aQXBTRWQ3SmMlMjIlMjBmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyMjAlMjIlMjBhbGxvdyUzRCUyMmFjY2VsZXJvbWV0ZXIlM0IlMjBhdXRvcGxheSUzQiUyMGVuY3J5cHRlZC1tZWRpYSUzQiUyMGd5cm9zY29wZSUzQiUyMHBpY3R1cmUtaW4tcGljdHVyZSUyMiUyMGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUzRSUzQyUyRmlmcmFtZSUzRQ== Has It always Been Safe and Healthy Like This? If you live in a city then, yes, it’s likely its always been like this. In fact, you have......

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