Fish production in the “city of the future”?

The potential of urban farming to help feed future generations is more and more recognized today. Rooftop- or backyard gardening, small and medium-scale aquaponic facilities run near waste heat sources, urban community gardening or even multi-stories farming in urban areas are going mainstream (again). In this article we are introducing some of the work in … Read more

Vertical Farming – an update in “The Economist”

“The Economist” of Dec. 9, 2010, critically analyzes the Vertical Farm concept, as it is being promoted by Dr. Dickson Despommier. The authors highlight the claims and difficulties of this daring vision and point ways how parts of it could be realized in our inner cities. Full article: http://www.economist.com/node/17647627 More about the Vertical Farm concept: … Read more