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Local Roots shipping container farms achieve cost parity with traditional farming

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 16, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Dec 15, 2017

99 percent less water 4,000 lettuce heads every 10 days. Los Angeles-based vertical farming company Local Roots achieves all that in their shipping container farms - but today they announced they've also reached cost parity with traditional farming. They plan to deploy over 100 of their TerraFarms in 2018. Inhabitat checked out their mobile TerraFarm in Manhattan and met co-founders Eric Ellestad and Matt Veil to hear more. Related:





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