Vertical farms grow veggies on site at restaurants and grocery stores

Last month we reported that a huge vertical farming operation near Copenhagen in Denmark recently completed its first harvest. That setup uses hydroponics, but the veggies grown in Vertical Field urban farming pods take root in real soil.
Traditional agricultural farming involves the use of a lot of land and resources to grow crops, and then even more resources to harvest and transport the goods – sometimes thousands of miles – to where consumers can get to them.
Controlled-environment agriculture systems such as hydroponics operations can be much more efficient, are no longer bound by season