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This week Awesome Stories brings you joy, Metropolis Farms, storytelling, and garden lessons.
Philidelphia, PA is home to one of the most energy-efficient, cost-effective, and highest producing indoor vertical farming operation in the country called Metropolis Farms. Their goal is to change the way we farm and help spread their technology around the country. Their system uses only 2% of the water and 12% of the energy compared to traditional farming. Plus they can grow almost any crop, organically, in a profitable and sustainable way. Metropolis has four divisions to help drive innovation, teach farmers, and spread the use of indoor vertical farming to grow food locally around the country. This approach provides the best quality food with better economics and lower environmental impact. I like this idea, but am concerned about removing the connections to the soil. The health of our land is critical to the health of…
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