Luxury Hotel Boasts Productive Urban Rooftop Farm

Posted on Sep 24 2016 - 6:41pm by UOG

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“Perched on the third floor overlooking the grand river, the Hydroponic Rooftop Farm consists of Small Green Houses, Sprouting Rooms, Green Houses, and Green Tunnels. Plants are grown in a mineral-rich solution on specially constructed growing platforms under controlled temperature and lighting conditions. A variety of Asian vegetables, Western vegetables, and salads are offered including herbs, melons, organic tomatoes, green zucchini and cucumbers, mixed greens, rocket salads, and micro greens, with a daily production of between 12 – 50 kilograms for each product.”

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This hydroponic farm uses less water than traditional farms, on up to 70% less land with 50% less fertilizers.  The Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort also is serving up it’s locally grown food to it’s guests who can taste the difference and see the value in the produce grown right at the hotel. “It does not get any fresher than having freshly grown greens ‘straight from the farm to the table’ in a day.”

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