06 Jan '18, 9am

Massive rooftop farm in Tel Aviv grows 10,000 heads of lettuce every month

The farm’s output is impressive. Every month year-round, 10,000 heads of lettuce are harvested and the rooftop farm also grows 17 different varieties of greens and herbs. All of the crops are grown hydroponically , either on horizontal or vertical setups. “People are used to lettuce tasting a certain way, after it’s been sitting in a bag in the refrigerator for a week,” farm director Mendi Falk told the Times of Israel . “With hydroponics, the lettuce is harvested just 15 minutes earlier. It has a different taste.”

Full article: https://inhabitat.com/massive-rooftop-farm-in-tel-aviv-gr...

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