The future of vertical farming in Philadelphia

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The city of Philadelphia announced plans thursday to stick out its green thumb (WPVI)

The city of Philadelphia announced plans thursday to stick out its green thumb.

City Council members joined Pennsylvania's Secretary of Agriculture to stake a claim in the burgeoning vertical farming industry.

The increasingly popular method is used to grow fresh, pesticide free produce INSIDE, year-round, in urban settings.

Experts said that Philadelphia is well positioned to become a global hub for production and training.
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