In the quest to cut food miles, cover less costly acreage and leave ever-smaller carbon footprints, food businesses are innovating like there’s no tomorrow.
“This means converting forgotten spaces such as World War II bomb shelters or subterranean caves into food-productive spaces. This means employing cutting-edge technology by building greenhouses out of giant bubbles, or indoor vertical farms grown under artificial lights. This means a floating home where cows and robots produce fresh yoghurt,’ states Atlas Obscura writer Luke Fater.
Here, Atlas Obscura showcases seven urban fresh-food production systems taking efficient farming to new levels.
Source: Around the world in 7 futuristic farms: Creative solutions for tomorrow’s hungry planet I Atlas Obscura