Smart modular greenhouses turn urban rooftops into gardens

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The world's population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 and farms will need to produce 70 percent more food than they do today in order to feed that number. It is no surprise then, that numerous companies are developing alternatives to the traditional rural farming infrastructure — creating small "farms" which can flourish in urban spaces. We have already seen SEALEAF — which enables coastal cities to create local farms on their seafronts. Elsewhere, the Japanese Agri-Cube fits into a standard parking space and can produce 10,000 vegetables a year. Now, California based Cityblooms has created a modular…

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