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Workshop (ages 6–99)

Archikids: Growing Crops in Sky­scrapers

Sat 09.03.2019, 15:00-17:00
salat growing on a vertical shelf system

Vertical farming reduces land consumption
© photograph: Valcenteu CC BY-SA 3.0

With vertical agriculture, fruit, vegetables and edible mushrooms can be produced all year round in large buildings, on several stacked levels. Daniel Podmirseg, co-founder of the vertical farm institute, shows and explains to us how this works and why we need it. These farms already exist in Japan, the USA and the Netherlands. Do we want one too, in Vienna?