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The Complicated Connections Between Legal Hydroponics and the Marijuana Black Market

In states like Florida where most weed is still illegal—even for medical reasons—hydroponic gardening stores are battlefronts in the war on drugs.
Francisco Alvarado
8.22.16
Munchies

A Farm That Floats on Water Could Help Solve Global Food Shortage

With its aquaculture, hydroponics, and photovoltaics mash up, the "floating farm" could produce food 365 days a year, regardless of water scarcity, drought, and even natural disasters.
Gareth May
12.28.15
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This Urban Mushroom Farm Wants to Start a Biological Revolution

Combining aquaponics and hydroponics, mushroom production in Manchester’s Biospheric Studio will be completely self-sustainable, something that could change the way we access food in cities.
Lucy Lovell
9.21.15
Munchies

Arugula and Endives Are Being Farmed Under Japan's Subway System

Tokyo Salad is actually a hygienic hydroponics farm of sorts, located directly underneath Tokyo’s vastly jumbled subway system.
Alex Swerdloff
8.13.15
Hell or Salt Water

Underwater Agriculture: The Scuba Divers Growing Crops in Bubbles Under the Sea

A scuba diving company in Italy wants to create a garden under the sea.
Emiko Jozuka
8.11.15
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The World’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Is Coming to New Jersey

A new system of growing produce is sunless, soilless, and highly productive: the Newark facility could eventually produce two million pounds of greens in a year.
Lauren Rothman
3.24.15
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The $200 Hydroponic Greenhouse You Control With a Smartphone

Suggested slogan: 'Use your phone to grow your own.'
Brian Merchant
5.12.14