Indoor vertical farming is on the rise, if a recent funding round for San Francisco startup Plenty is any indication. The company just scored what they say is the largest agriculture technology investment in history at $200 million. Plenty has attracted attention – and quite a lot of money – from well-known tech entrepreneurs like Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.
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from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/vertical-farming-startup-raises-200m-from-alphabet-jeff-bezos