World’s Biggest Indoor Vertical Farm Will Save Lots of Irrigation Water

Called AeroFarms, the vertical farm facility can accomplish the same output as s farm field while using 95% less water.


From being an old steel factory in New Jersey, this 69,000 square foot space is the new home of the world’s largest vertical farm. It is predicted to grow 2 million pounds of pesticide-free produce every year, making it 75 times more productive per square for than open fields.


Source: Web Urbanist

Called AeroFarms, the facility can accomplish the same output as s farm field while using 95% less water. The company explains, “We use aeroponics to mist the roots of our greens with nutrients, water, and oxygen. Our aeroponic system is a closed loop system, using 95% less water than field farming, 40% less than hydroponics, and zero pesticides.”


Source: Web Urbanist


Source: NJB Magazine

The vertical farm boasts of a smart pest management and detailed data feedback loops to monitor efficiency and provide opportunities for improvement. Another factor is that the facility is close to the Big Apple which lowers the transportation costs and attracts a large urban market wanting fresh local produce.


Source: AeroFarms

AeroFarms aims to produce safe, dependable, nutritious locally grown food by transforming technologies related to agriculture. Their work now depends on specialized LED lights and climate controls that remove the need for sunlight or soil

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World’s Biggest Indoor Vertical Farm Will Save Lots of Irrigation Water

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