Frontages and rooftops can serve as agricultural areas in cities. The advantages of urban agriculture are obvious: Vegetables are grown very near by the consumer. There is no transportation. The goods are fresher and have a higher quality. Prices are steady. Carbon dioxide emissions are low.
With »inFARMING®« Fraunhofer UMSICHT wants to advance the integration of agriculture into the cities, develops materials, concepts and strategies to realize projects.
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