I stumbled upon this video on Facebook and it talks about how a company in Japan is growing their own food. It’s a new take on farm-to-table they’re calling ‘farm-to-office-desk’. I think it’s a pretty radical idea. The employees nurture the farm and harvest the produce which is prepared in the office kitchen. They claim that a majority of their employees report higher energy levels, making them more productive. Another benefit is the office aesthetic that the plants provide.
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Similarly, hydroponic farms are becoming a thing. They basically involve the growing of plants without soil and are considered more sustainable as they use a lot less water than conventional farming methods. This kind of farming is very useful in places that don’t have a lot of water, as well as allowing us to allocate land to other important uses. Hydroponic farms do have their cons though; vegetables taste different…
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