05 Nov '12, 10pm

Singapore Builds First Vertical Vegetable Farm

"Short on arable land? One solution would be to plan up. Singapore, a small country that imports most of its food, has now begun selling vegetables from its first vertical farm . And even while they're more expensive the vegetables are already selling faster than they can be grown. If the farms prove sustainable – both technologically and economically – they could provide a much desired supplement to Singapore's locally grown food and serve as a model for farming in other land-challenged areas."

Full article: http://news.slashdot.org/story/12/11/05/2115238/singapore...

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