For some scientists the future of agriculture involves vegetables cultivated in cities, in multi-layered stackable containers where sunlight is replaced by LEDs. And no need for pesticides. Is indoor farming more than just an original idea?
As dairy farming in Europe becomes more industrialized, one British initiative is pushing for free-range milk. It's betting on demand for moo-juice from cows on meadows over milk from cows locked away on mega-farms.
Boston agritech startup FreightFarms buys old shipping containers and turns them into hydroponic farms. It's a nifty way to grow fresh greens right in the city. But does it make sense environmentally - and financially?
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