Up, Up and Away! The Economics of Vertical Farming

  title={Up, Up and Away! The Economics of Vertical Farming},
  author={Chirantan Banerjee and Lucie Adenaeuer},
  journal={Journal of Animal Science},
With rising population and purchasing power, demand for food and changing consumer preferences are building pressure on our resources. Vertical Farming, which means growing food in skyscrapers, might help to solve many of these problems. The purpose of this study was to construct a Vertical Farm and thereof investigate the economic feasibility of it. In a concurrent Engineering Study initiated by DLR Bremen, a farm, 37 floors high, was designed and simulated in Berlin to estimate the cost of… Expand

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