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World’s Most Technologically Advanced Vertical Farm

Touch the Soil News #1955 (Photo –  Lettuce – Public Domain, USDA)

Plenty Vertical Farming Company just opened a new facility in Compton, California.  The company boasts the facility is capable of growing 4.6 million pounds of greens a year on a single city block.  The city of Compton is in Los Angeles County, with a population of 10 million people.  Obviously location is important if you are growing that much in lettuce greens. While many vertical farms grow on stacked shelves, Plenty grows on vertical panels two stories high. ( You can read the full story here:

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