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  • a windowless industrial building outside Copenhagen is being transformed into Europe's largest vertical farm.

  • Crops will be grown from 14 stories of scaffolding stretching from floor to ceiling, with a purple hued led light replicating the sun's rays.

  • Anders Raymond is the founder of its developer, Nordic Harvest, and says it's a way of producing food all year round without costing the earth.

  • You can harvest 15 times on the same footprint.

  • Compare to a farmer who only can harvest twice a year on the same footprint.

  • We do not harm the environment, and we do not emit any carbon.

  • We use 100% power from windmills, which by definition is you two neutral.

  • And because we produce everything inside, we don't put any fertilizer into streams, waterways or the ocean.

  • In 2016, over a third of the Earth's land was used for agriculture, according to the World Bank, But a quarter of that has been degraded.

  • Hitting food security.

  • Developers of the vertical farm are aiming for an annual production of 1100 tons next year.

a windowless industrial building outside Copenhagen is being transformed into Europe's largest vertical farm.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/15
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