These young Brooklyn farmers grow nutritious greens in shipping containers | Pioneers For Our Planet

World Economic Forum

Jan 29, 2020

Square Roots are teaching young people how to farm sustainably. This film was shot in 2018. Since then, Square Roots has developed its own technology specifically tailored to its model and has evolved its Next-Gen Farmer Training Program, finding new and innovative ways to grow local food and support young people entering the urban farming industry.

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