At its most idyllic, a traditional farm scene calls to mind the vivid hues of nature. Think rich brown soil and rows of leafy green plants sprouting under a bright blue sky and a radiant, golden sun.
Indoor farming conjures up somewhat different imagery: the slightly eerie, pinkish-purplish glow of LED lighting, metallic-gray shelving units, and sterile white growing trays.
In the bold new world of controlled environment agriculture (CEA) in which crops are grown in enclosed spaces ranging from …
Will controlled environment growing remake the landscape of modern agriculture? Pioneering indoor growers believe that it’s time for farming to go high tech.
A profile of indoor vertical farm operation 80 Acres Farms.