Gallery: Lufa Farms Brings Large-Scale Rooftop Farming To Montreal

 
Cities around the world have been embracing urban agriculture in recent years, as community gardens, living walls and vertical farming have become common sights in many cities. Taking the concept a step further, the folks behind Lufa Farms in Montreal have built a 31,000-square-foot greenhouse on top of a two-story office building. The innovative greenhouse is designed to comply with stringent city building regulation and to withstand snowloads in Canadian winter conditions, and it produces over 25 different varieties of fresh produce. Intrigued? Hit the jump to find out more.

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  1. bthinker September 13, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    I <3 Industrial sized greenhouses on-site of production. People really aren't aware how much more fullproof and secure this growth method is. Grats to Lufa. That whole town just got a failsafe to environmentally caused food shortages :)

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