Published On: Wed, Jul 6th, 2016

David Rosenberg’s AeroFarm Builts the World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey

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AeroFarm,   the world's tallest vertical future-farm,   in Newark,   New Jersey (Photo AeroFarm)  Screen-Shot-2016-06-03-at-18.37.40

 

Indoor vertical farming turns industrial spaces into functional farms without soil and sunlight and hopes to help source food locally. Seeds at the farms are grown in recycled water bottles. AeroFarm’s vertical farm in Newark, New Jersey was an old steel mill and later a paintball and laser tag park.

 

David Rosenberg,   cofounder and CEO for AeroFarms ,   the world's tallest vertical future-farm,   in Newark,   New Jersey (Photo AeroFarm)

 

What is interesting in AeroFarm is how big this place is. The company is constructing a 70, 000-square-foot farm. When it’s finished, AeroFarm claims the farm will yield 2 million pounds of lettuce and other greens yearly.

 

 

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