19 Dec '12, 9am

IPS – Farming in the Sky in Singapore | Inter Press Service | @scoopit via @amallien

Looking out across this skyscraper prairie, plants in hues of mostly purple and yellow are in bloom, butterflies are fluttering around and grasshoppers are everywhere. It feels weird, but as we move across the roof we follow Reller's instructions to step gingerly on the plants rather than walking directly on the roof, which could cause damage and future leaks. You can't tell it when you're up there, but from the air the rooftop garden looks like a huge leaf as thousands of pavers, which resemble leaf veins, divide the different planting areas from each other.

Full article: http://www.scoop.it/t/vertical-farm-food-factory/p/376707...

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