Truck Farms in NY – Plantagon’s Vertical Farms – Penn State Research
Video news – ‘Meeting Tomorrow’s Food Needs’
December 11, 2012
Earth Focus looks at the growing urban agriculture movement. First, entrepreneur and filmmaker Ian Cheney on why truck farms are catching on in New York. Then in Sweden, Plantagon, a leader in vertical urban agriculture, plans to feed tomorrow’s mega cities with skyscraper farms. And with more droughts and water shortages likely, scientists at Penn State University are finding new ways to help plants adapt to tough conditions.