Downtown Vancouver rooftop garden first of its kind in North America
Construction has begun on North America’s first VertiCrop urban farming system. Developed by Vancouver based Alterrus‘ the vertical farm will be on the top level of the downtown parking lot located at 535 Richards Street. It is expected that the farm will operate year round. The farm will be 5,700 square feet, majority of which will be used to grow produce in trays stacked 12 high. The remaining square footage will be used for picking and packing.
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