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The vertical farm

The vertical farm

reducing the impact of agriculture on ecosystem function and services

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Published by Columbia University in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural systems,
  • Urban agriculture,
  • Farm management,
  • Sustainable agriculture,
  • Agriculture -- Environmental aspects,
  • Ecosystem management

  • Edition Notes

    This is an essay by Dickson Despommier discussing the advantages of vertical farming.

    Statementby Dickson Despommier.
    ContributionsDespommier, Dickson D., Columbia University. Department of Environmental Health Science. Mailman School of Public Health.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17626731M
    OCLC/WorldCa61445358

    The vertical farm. [Dickson D Despommier] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Thomas Dunne Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. As he noted in his book The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century (Thomas Dunne Books), the vertical farm solution to anthropogenic climate change is both “straightforward Author: Harry Goldstein.

    The aim of this article was to understand the environmental impacts of vertical hydroponic farming in urban environments applied to a case study vertical hydroponic farm in . Vertical farming is a method of cultivating various types of produce in vertically arranged layers, in unused vertical spaces of warehouses, skyscrapers, shipping containers, etc. This process enables profitability for many organizations in order to meet their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) through sustainable agricultural practices.

      The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century by Dr. Dickson Despommier book review. Click to read the full review of The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century in New York Journal of Books. Review written by W. R. : Dr. Dickson Despommier. The time from farm to your fridge could be around two hours or so – just like a pizza delivery now. “It means fresh, locally available, cheaper and healthier food for potentially millions of people.” Additional images featured in this report are of indoor vertical farming activities conducted by SananBio in Xiamen, China.


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The rest of the book explores the vertical farm as a concept and what role it might play in the future sustainable city. It has images of concept farms, the main systems involved, and the basics of soil-less growing techniques/5(). "The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come.

Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food supply and at the same time solving one of the gravest environmental crises facing us today."--StingCited by:   The basic concept of the vertical farm revolves around creating a closed loop, where food is produced in the sealed vertical farm, gray water is purified through condensing transpired water, energy.

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The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century, Dickson Despommier: Despommier is considered the father of vertical farming and this is the book that got many people started in this movement. After reading this, you’ll fantasize about skyscrapers feeding cities and know where to look for further research.

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Vertical Farm Essays; The Problem. By the yearnearly 80% of the earth’s population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demographic trends, the human population will increase by about 3 billion people during the interim.

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Get this from a library. The vertical farm: feeding the world in the 21st century. [Dickson D Despommier] -- Dickson Despommier shares his concept of the vertical farm as a possible solution to the world's food, water, and energy problems, and discusses the many benefits of having crops grown inside.

The Vertical Farm is an expanded edition of Despommier's earlier essay on vertical farming, which explains the many advantages of vertical farming. Author: Bridgette Meinhold.

Indoor and vertical farming may be part of the solution to rising demands for food and limited natural resources. Photo credit: Oasis Biotech. Imagine walking into your local grocery story on a frigid January day to pick up freshly harvested lettuce, fragrant basil, juicy sweet strawberries, and ripe red tomatoes – all of which were harvested.

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Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food .