The Spectator

Is Japan’s new, super-efficient indoor farming facility as awesome as we think it is?

Alyssa Brandt, Author

January 16, 2015

Urban farming is taken to another level with new completely indoor farms emerging across the globe. In Japan, a gigantic (currently the world’s largest) indoor farm has been shown to "use 99% less water, 40% less power and creates 80% less food waste” (1). The farm is the brainchild of Shigeru Shimamura and GE as a response to the recent Toh...

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