July 16, 2024
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Chumash, school district grow produce using towers


Students in the Hope School District in Santa Barabara County are learning to grow produce using vertical towers. Land scarcity has urban dwellers building upward not only with skyscrapers and high-rises, but with farms. Vertical farms can produce triple the number of plants on each acre that conventional growing does, with fewer impacts to the…


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