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The Vertical Farm

Pub Date : 2010-10-12 | Author : Dickson Despommier | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780312611392
ISBN 13 : 0312611390

When the author, a Columbia professor, set out to solve America's food, water, and energy crises, he didn't just think big, he thought up. His stroke of genius, the vertical farm, ..


The Vertical Farm

Pub Date : 2010-10-12 | Author : Dr. Dickson Despommier | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781429946049
ISBN 13 : 1429946040

"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food supply and at the same..


The Vertical Farm

Pub Date : 2011-10-25 | Author : Dickson Despommier | Publisher : Picador

ISBN 10 : 0312610696
ISBN 13 : 9780312610692

"The vertical farm is a world-changing innovation whose time has come. Dickson Despommier's visionary book provides a blueprint for securing the world's food supply and at the same..


Plant Factory

Pub Date : 2015-10-02 | Author : Toyoki Kozai | Publisher : Academic Press

ISBN 10 : 9780128018484
ISBN 13 : 0128018488

Plant Factory: An Indoor Vertical Farming System for Efficient Quality Food Production provides information on a field that is helping to offset the threats that unusual weather an..



The Soil Will Save Us

Pub Date : 2014-03-18 | Author : Kristin Ohlson | Publisher : Rodale

ISBN 10 : 9781609615550
ISBN 13 : 1609615557

Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices--and, especially, modern industrial agriculture--have led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world's soils..


Food And The City

Pub Date : 2012-02-14 | Author : Jennifer Cockrall-King | Publisher : Prometheus Books

ISBN 10 : 9781616144593
ISBN 13 : 1616144599

A global movement to take back our food is growing. The future of farming is in our hands—and in our cities. This book examines alternative food systems in cities around the glob..