Vegetable-growing reaches new heights in Copenhagen

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  • Wednesday, 09 Dec 2020

A view of the Nordic Harvest vertical farm outside Copenhagen, Denmark December 7, 2020. Picture taken December 7, 2020. REUTERS/Tim Barsoe

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Developers are transforming a windowless industrial hall outside Copenhagen into what will be Europe's largest vertical farm with lettuce, herbs and kale grown from 14-storeys of scaffolding reaching from floor to ceiling.

The farming system is intended to use less space than traditional cultivation and will use a purple-hued LED light on the plants to replicate sunlight.

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