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Wrestling Food Production Away From Farming

Touch the Soil News #836 (Feature photo – Example of Vertical Farming – CCA SA 3.0 Valcenteu) The global psyche has become impressed with technology. However, is it possible that embracing technology blindly without some analysis as to its ramifications is not wise? Technology in terms of GMOs for example has brought us a world doused in dangerous agro-chemicals. Chemicals winding up in almost everything we eat. An emerging trend is the tug-of-war between farming in nature, or turning the production of food into the realms of big capital and high technology. Vertical farming startup – Plenty, Inc. – is focused on indoor high-tech food and big capital. Headquartered in…

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