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City farming in Chicago
Posted: 27 March 2013

The idea of large scale, urban and vertical farming seemed a little crazy in 2007 when we published this MindBullet.

Well, here's news of just that in Chicago. What's quite novel is the interesting way they fertilize the plants - with poop from "hormone-free tilapia" fish. This is aquaponics taken to its logical conclusion.

I wonder what they feed the fish?

Nation's Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Opens Its Doors
27 March 2013
Occupying 90,000 square feet of a formerly abandoned suburban Chicago warehouse, FarmedHere is not only the first indoor vertical farm of its kind in the ...
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