Old Steel Mill Will Soon be World’s Largest Vertical Farm

Posted on Sep 4 2016 - 8:45am by UOG

FILE - In this Thursday, March 24, 2016, file photograph, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center at podium, addresses a gathering at AeroFarms, a vertical farming operation in Newark, N.J. AeroFarms is now refurbishing an old steel mill in New Jersey and they say it will soon be the site of the world's largest indoor vertical farm. The company says their Newark facility, set to open in September, could produce 2 million pounds of food per year and help with farming land loss and long-term food shortages. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

In New Jersey, an old steel mill will change it’s face into the world’s largest indoor vertical farm.  This new facility will be able to produce up to 2 million pounds of food in a year.

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