Indoor vertical farming will make cities self-sustaining

Cynthia G. Wagner : Author
“Living” skyscrapers with entire floors dedicated to growing food could soon appear in city skylines. In an increasingly urbanized future, they will bring food growers and consumers closer together, and also extend “farmland” into a third dimension: skyward. A 30-story skyscraper on one city block could potentially feed 50,000 Manhattanites, using technologies available now.