What is Vertical Farming ?

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Shivangi Mehra asked 6 years ago
What is Vertical Farming ?
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What is Vertical Farming ?
Farming practices are responsible for the large scale production and availability of vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices. Vertical farming is the same practice with a slight variation.
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Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 6 years ago

The practice of producing vegetables, fruits, herbs, spices and medicinal plants in layers that are stacked on vertical or vertically inclined surfaces with the use of soil, hydroponic or aeroponic methods is referred to as Vertical Farming. This practice relies on the mix use of natural and artificial light.

Vertical farming can also be integrated on several types of vertical structures such as:

  • Buildings
  • Skyscrapers
  • Columns of Bridges
  • Used Warehouses
  • Old Shipping Containers