We’ve all heard about “vertical farming.” But you’re probably wondering: “What is vertical farming, and how does it work?”
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We designed our farm to take as much advantage as possible from passive heating and cooling and have seen the benefits in reduced electric use and cost. But there’s one often-overlooked element to consider.
This is a quick repost of the document discussed here as FAO no longer hosts the original file and is otherwise difficult to get online.
Here is the link for FAO’s Report: Small Scale Aquaponic Food Production