Ever heard of vertical farming? It’s an agricultural movement that eliminates the need for natural light and soil when when growing vegetables, while making your greens more nutrient dense and tastier year round.
AeroFarms, based in Newark , has perfected the technology behind vertical farming and is now passing it along to the next generation of “farmers” through a partnership with Philip’s Academy Charter school. Together they have brought vertical farming technology into the classroom — literally.
This report aired on MY9 New Jersey and Fox29 Philadelphia on February 1, 2017.