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Vertical Farming

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 4, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 15:14
Most of the food we eat in the US is grown somewhere many miles from where we live. But there’s a solution some crowded cities in Asia are experimenting with where food is grown inside high-rise buildings. It’s called vertical farming, and Columbia University emeritus ecology professor Dickson Despommier is an advocate for it. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)