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Rooftop Urban Farm Brings Fresh Local Produce To Montreal All Year Round

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Image credit Lufa Farms Lufa Farms founder Mohamed Hage was complaining about how hard it was to get decent fresh food in Montreal in winter, that it is "handled, packaged, shipped, stored, refrigerated and reshipped perhaps dozens of times before it could appear on our dinner plates." Especially in a Montreal winter. Now, after four years of work, he has built a 31,000 square foot farm under glass on a rooftop and is supplying fresh food within 24 hours of harvesting. I have been dismissive of vertical farms, but rooftop farms like this just might make sense.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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