Urban Stream: An Organic Farm in a Box

| 11/18/2013 1:34:00 PM

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Nick Hermes, founder of Urban Stream, finds another ingenious farming use for re-purposed shipping containers. 

We recently introduced you to Ben Greene and his prototype urban farm The Farmery; this week we’ve found another urban farmer who is pushing us to reexamine our food system.

In this video from his crowd sourcing site, Nick Hermes, founder of Urban Stream, explains how he can combine vermicomposting, hydroponics and a re-purposed shipping container to sustainably supply fresh produce to restaurants while at the same time eliminating 15 tons of organic waste.

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