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Los Angeles startup Local Roots retrofits 40-foot-long shipping containers, turning them into "TerraFarms" that yield as many leafy greens as five acres of farmland-only faster, using as little as 1 percent of the water. The company leases TerraFarms to wholesalers, restaurant chains, and SpaceX. The United Nations is preparing to field-test them, too.
These Shipping Containers Have Farms Inside 
Added 6 months ago by Francis Tseng
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These Shipping Containers Have Farms Inside 
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Los Angeles startup Local Roots retrofits 40-foot-long shipping containers, turning them into "TerraFarms" that yield as many leafy greens as five acres of farmland-only faster, using as little as 1 percent of the water. The company leases TerraFarms to wholesalers, restaurant chains, and SpaceX. The United Nations is preparing to field-test them, too.
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