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Now displaying: August, 2015
Aug 4, 2015

Ian and Jesse discuss the history and possible future of agriculture, and the concept of growing crops indoors, without soil, stacked in vertical levels. Will vertical farming be the solution to our growing challenges of pollution, population, and land and water use?

 

Links to topics discussed:

Vertical Farming

Dickson Despommiers

Vertical Farm (book)

Urban Agriculture (podcast)

Plato's Dialogues
(this one is recommended)

Socratic Method

 

Theme music, used with permission, by Jonathan Coulton.

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