Feeding the World in the 21st Century

November 3, 2010

Does bountiful farming require a vast outdoor plot of land, or could agricultural systems thrive in a high-rise city building? We’ll spend this hour with Columbia University microbiologist Dickson Despommier, whose new book is “The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century” (Thomas Dunne Books, 2010).

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