Gallery: High-Tech Supermarket Farm to Grow Food for Cities in The Neth...

New climate zones and landscapes would be created based on the type of food produced, such as pandan-en risotto rice on water terraces, tilapia fish in basins, and kiwis and avacodos along undulating fruit walls.

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  1. hayesta October 28, 2011 at 2:59 am

    Soil is not need for an aquaponics system. The N-cycle forms a closed loop between a plant crop and a fish crop, I think they mentioned using tilapia. Since several different farming techniques will be implemented, I imagine that soil will be used for some crops.

    Does a problem arise when attempting to manage the different climates needed to grow non-native crops? I am guessing that some sort of bio-dome would be structured in order to prevent the spread of invasive species.

    I am impressed by this system. The structure for supplying food in the U.S. has created a very selfish and wasteful perception. We would benefit from this sort of system greatly. Maybe I should move to the Netherlands.

  2. ibika October 4, 2011 at 9:58 am

    it looks like a factory and where is the soil??..

  3. jonahsharkey October 4, 2011 at 8:30 am

    Can someone explain the large screened roof areas in the 4th picture from the left? Thanks.

  4. katkatkat October 3, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    What on earth is meant by growing kiwis??? do you mean the bird living there? why? so people can eat it?

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