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Vertical Farming in Japan

Touch the Soil News #1529 (Feature photo – CCA SA 3.0 Valcenteu)

Phys.Org brings us the story of the rise of vertical farms in Japan. With a declining farmer population and few young people returning to the farms, a new kind of approach to food is taking root. Spread Co. LTD in Japan, after 10 years of research and development claims to be profitable at producing 11 million heads of lettuce a year in one building. You read the full story here:

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