Oct 6, 2022

Taiwan is turning unused metro stations into vertical farms

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The 40-square-meter hydroponic farm cultivates lettuce under LED lighting without using pesticides.

In an effort to provide passengers with amenities beyond transportation, Taiwan has chosen an unusual location for vertical farming, an underground metro station.

Nanjing Fuxing station in Taipei cultivates vegetables in a technologically advanced setting that assures precisely controlled humidity, temperatures, and other elements promoted as a method of cultivating unpolluted and healthy plants, Taiwan News reported on Wednesday.

In order to fulfill a high demand for sustainable, clean and organic food, Taiwan is looking for alternative spaces to grow vegetables.

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