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Food Movement Glossary

Vertical Farming


Cultivating plant or animal life within a city skyscraper greenhouse or on vertically inclined services.

Example of Vertical Farming:

Vertical farming uses a contemporary food production method that aims to use minimal space but having the capability to produce maximal yields.
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More than 96 billion lbs of edible "surplus" food is thrown away in the US each year. It is estimated that almost 27% of our food supply is wasted.