This Californian Urban Farm Is A Glimpse Into The Future Of Agriculture

Posted on Jan 13 2016 - 6:43pm by UOG

Urban farming is taking off, and California is is getting a glimpse of what future agriculture might be like.  Take a look at this Long Beach urban farm, all part of The Growing Experiment. Here you’ll find countless fruits, veggies and herbs growing in 175 metal towers.  It’s also home to a 600 gallon tub filled with tilapia and goldfish. They use this tub filled with fish as part of their aquaponic system which delivers the nutrients to the plants.

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“For each square foot of space, we’re basically replicating three to four square feet outdoors. We’re maximizing vertical space. Even though this is 1,000 square feet, it’s almost the equivalent of up to 4,000 square feet in the ground.”

You can read the entire article at “fastcoexist.com“.