An Ontario startup is creating a zero-waste farm system

hand planting small green plant in soil

Farmia is a London, Ontario agriculture technology company that has announced an ambitious new plan that will see its operations move from a former cereal factory to a local mushroom farm, where it will expand production and create a zero-waste farm system it says will help feed an increasingly hotter world. With no soil and no growing seasons, this technology can reliably produce 640 edible plants in less time than it takes to grow a similar crop outdoors, using the same amount of water it takes for a 10-minute shower. Read more.

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