Climate scientists will tell you droughts and other extreme weather events is the new normal. One way or another, farming needs to adapt to a new reality. A possible solution is vertical farming. Imagine taking a bunch of greenhouses, stacking them one on top of each other, and plunking it down in a city. Once dismissed as an expensive and unrealistic idea, vertical farms are now cropping up around the world, but huge challenges still face the young industry. Day 6 producer Dominic Girard looks into this growing food trend. Click "Read More" for all kinds of info related to this story.
Go to the site to listen to the radio piece. Here is a short video about vertical farming.