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  • vertical farming.

  • Growing crops indoors, often without soil, is not a new way to cultivate food.

  • It's been around since the early 19 hundreds, though its popularity is growing.

  • Get it.

  • Critics have a number of concerns about its high cost of setting up its dependence on technology and electricity.

  • And there's debate over whether it can be called organic when it works.

  • Square roots is our urban farming company, each one of these shipping containers we have.

  • Our young farmers farm them and they'll generate upwards of 3 to 5 acres of the equivalent product You can grow outdoors.

  • We started in Brooklyn in a tougher part of Brooklyn.

  • Fact Jay Z's old neighborhood where he grew up.

  • And what we've done is we put a campus of small farms on a parking lot.

  • Yeah, you know, we use 10 times less water and were able to give the plants exactly the nutrients they need were also located right by the grocery stores.

  • And so there's virtually no transportation costs at square roots.

  • We focus on basil, mint, chives, herbs.

  • It makes a lot of sense for our technology today, and then over time it will really be every vegetable you can imagine.

  • Thank you.

  • Yeah.

  • Mhm.

  • Yeah.

  • Yeah.

  • Okay.

  • It's important for us to design something that could work on Mars with that in in the back of our mind.

  • But our primary goal is real food to cities across America to start, and then eventually the world and then eventually other worlds.

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Farming In A Shipping Container

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/17
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