Gallery: Brandon Martella’s Live Share Grow Vertical Farm Could Generat...

California may be one of the major produce growers in the US, but a lot of that food is consumed within the state - the 30,000+ residents of the urban core of San Diego alone eat 21,231,000 lbs of produce each year. To address the daunting issue of future food production, Southern California designer Brandon Martella has designed a vertical farm and residential tower for downtown San Diego. Situated right next to the convention center, Live Share Grow could provide up to 10% of the city's produce and enhance the community with vibrant live/work spaces.

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  1. Dianne Risdon March 10, 2013 at 4:26 pm

    Wow, this is such an exciting concept!I could definitely see such an amazingly positive outcome from this design.

  2. Chris Hale December 2, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    I have wanted to do this very thing and have said so for years as one of those ‘if I won the Lotto’ dreams.
    Now, it may be in my own ‘backyard’ and I can’t be happier to see such a forward idea being realized.
    I want to work there since I am a gardener, landscaper and science-y geek…hope to learn there’s a short timetable for it to be built and begin operations.

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