By growing upward instead of outward, vertical farming can dramatically expand food supplies without using more land. This allows communities the opportunity to grow food locally, in busy urban areas where it is to be consumed.
VertiCrop™ provides a cost effective solution for local crop production with significant operating cost savings over traditional field agriculture. This patent pending technology represents a paradigm shift in farming and food production by providing up to 20 times the yield of field crops, while using a mere 8% of the water required for land farming. Growing leafy green vegetables in a unique, suspended tray configuration on a moving conveyor system, VertiCrop™ provides maximum exposure to light (either natural or artificial), along with precisely measured nutrients for each plant. Designed to grow in closed loop and controlled environments, VertiCrop™ eliminates the need for harmful herbicides and pesticides, while maximizing food taste and nutrition.
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