This High-Tech Farm Grows Kale in a Factory
Visit a vertical farm, Bowery Farming. The farm is a piece of proprietary software that makes most of the critical decisions -- like when to harvest and how much to water each plant. It still takes humans to carry out many tasks around the farm. Will robots change the need for farm laborers?
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Aeroponic Engineering and Vertical Farming (Grades 9-12)
- Growing a Nation Era 5a: Growing Technology
- Aeroponic Engineering and Vertical Farming (Grades 6-8)