12 Nov '12, 9pm

Could vertical farming cut costs and consequences of traditional food production? Maybe in Singapore @nprnews

Sky-High Vegetables: Vertical Farming Sprouts In Singapore Courtesy of MNDsingapore. Mah Bow Tan, a member of Singapore's Parliament, inspects Chinese cabbage growing at the commercial vertical farm. Troughs of the veggies stack up to 30 feet in the greenhouse. Published: November 09, 2012 by Michaeleen Doucleff Singapore is taking local farming to the next level, literally, with the opening of its first commercial vertical farm. Entrepreneur Jack Ng says he can produce five times as many vegetables as regular farming looking up instead of out. Half a ton of his Sky Greens bok choy and Chinese cabbages, grown inside 120 slender 30-foot towers, are already finding their way into Singapore's grocery stores. The idea behind vertical farming is simple: Think of skyscrapers with vegetables climbing along the windows. Or a library-sized greenhouse with racks of cascading vegetab...

Full article: http://m.npr.org/news/front/164428031?start=10

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