Gallery: FEEDER: An Elevated Highway Farm to Feed Chicago

And while it takes 12.5 acres of land to feed one person for a year with traditional farming, hothouse production feeds 36 times more people on the same amount of land.

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  1. aponineapse November 3, 2010 at 12:33 am

    Hi! I want to sing a song and dance a dance! I am a clown!

  2. clown party November 2, 2010 at 5:26 am

    Hi! Lets have a big clown party!

  3. jo October 19, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Are you out of your mind?
    The current gen of auto emits clouds of noxious stuff, from Nox to metal particles to hydrocarbons – all billowing beautifully around the column of where it once was.
    The next gen will emit most of the same stuff.
    You want thousands of autos per day spewing that stuff all over your nice dainty clean green plants? You want Chicagoans to eat them after? You must not care enough about Chicagoans to think this through after just pulling the idea out of your…

  4. stuart October 19, 2010 at 3:49 am

    I love the idea, but is there any danger of vehicle exhaust fumes affecting the plants?

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