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Bustanica – World’s Largest Vertical Farm

Touch the Soil News #2030 (photo – Lettuce Greens) ( CCA SA 2.0 Generic, Oregon State University)

At almost 8 acres of indoor space, this vertical farm is capable of producing almost 6,000 lbs. of fresh leafy greens a day.  Now that is a lot of salad, when calculating about 5 servings of salad for every pound.   Bustanica means your garden or orchard in Arabic.

The facility cost $40 million to build and is totally hydroponic (soil-less).  At any given time there can be over 1 million plants growing.  You can read the full story here:

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