In order to feed the worlds population, it would require the land mass equal to South America. It’s estimated in the next 40 years an additional 3 billion people will inhabit the earth – The amount of land to feed that many people just doesn’t exist – So the potential solution to this dilemma, is vertical farming
The internet has all sorts of illustrations depicting grand vertical farming ideas – many of which would prove to be wildly expensive – It’s more science fiction and utopia dreaming than anything.
So how does one convert science fiction to science fact?
Altius Farms launched its flagship farm at the Denver S*Park development in Oct 2018.
It is the largest vertical aeroponic rooftop Tower Farm in the nation. Sally Herbert and her team have given us a look into the future of farming in the 21st century…and it’s delicious