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The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century

$36.99

$36.99

Imagine a world where every city has its own local food source grown in the safest way possible, where no drop of water or particle of light is wasted, and where a simple elevator ride can transport you to nature's grocery store—imagine the world of the vertical farm. When Columbia professor Dickson Despommier set out to solve America's food, water, and energy crises, he didn't just think big—he thought up. In this groundbreaking book, he explains how the vertical farm will have an incredible impact on changing the face of this planet for generations.

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781250769800
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 11/01/2021
  • Category: Technology, engineering, agriculture / Sustainable agriculture
  • Imprint: Picador US
  • Pages: 368
  • Price: $36.99
Imagine a world where every city has its own local food source grown in the safest way possible, where no drop of water or particle of light is wasted, and where a simple elevator ride can transport you to nature's grocery store—imagine the world of the vertical farm. When Columbia professor Dickson Despommier set out to solve America's food, water, and energy crises, he didn't just think big—he thought up. In this groundbreaking book, he explains how the vertical farm will have an incredible impact on changing the face of this planet for generations.

Author Information

Dr. Dickson Despommier spent thirty-eight years as a professor of microbiology and public health in environmental health sciences at Columbia. He lives in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

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