CENTER CITY (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.
The future of vertical farming in Philadelphia