Strawberries from Morocco, salad from Spain – anything that can’t be bought locally in season can be shipped globally.
For some years now vertical farming has been in the ascendant. It’s clean, efficient and, above all, can be done locally.
Indeed, an ag-tech start-up based in California is convinced that it could produce even greater yields than traditional farming methods – and using 0.3% of the land and 95% less water.
An indoor farm with robots that ensure plants are in the correct position, aided by an artificial intelligence regulating water, light and temperature… (the idea has been around for a while*) As for pesticides, forget about it!
Time for take-off! In London it is already sustainably delivered to your home.