At This Supermarket, The Produce Section Grows Its Own Produce
Original story at Fast Company• 9 mentions • 5 months ago
Fast Company 5 months ago
At the end of the produce aisle in the Metro supermarket in Berlin, an indoor farming company is testing the ultimate in local food: Greens and herbs are growing inside the store itself. The greens grow inside glowing modular boxes, in a design that the company behind the project, Infarm, says is so efficient that it can finally make vertical farming affordable on a micro scale. “Pretty much any type of greenhouse needs scale to be economic and efficient,” says Infarm cofounder Guy Galonska. “In our case, the technology we developed is kind of a building-block approach, and this building ...