Urban Planet: Growing Vegetables in Vancouver’s Parking Garages

Urban Planet is a daily roundup of  blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

What’s tall and full and leafy all over? Vancouver’s parking garages. Valcent Products recently signed an agreement with several garage owners to build the 6,000-square-foot vertical farm. The “VertiCrop” farming structure will feature 12-foot-high stacks of growing trays that will move around to catch water and sunlight. (Designing Healthy Communities)

 

 

Image from Vertical Theory

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