Tomatoes grown with mirrors in the desert
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A number of projects are using technology to expand the sustainable capabilities of farming. A floating eco farm that uses cow manure to power production and a vertical farm that facilitates low water and low energy food production are just a few that we have recently covered. In Australia, Sundrop Farm is using mirrors to harness the sun’s energy and grow tomatoes more sustainably. https://vimeo.com/183859356 Launched on 6th October, Sundrop Farm spans 20 hectares in the South Australian desert. A field of 23,000 mirrors angled to direct the sun’s rays to shine on a central water tower, produces enough energy…
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