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Vertical Farms Are On Their Way To Restaurants, Thanks To This Startup

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We all know about the steadfast 100-mile-diet, but how about a 100-foot-diet? As chefs across the world look to reduce their carbon footprint and source ingredients from local farms, a Melbourne startup is bringing the farm into the restaurant with vertical, edible farms that grow on the wall right inside the restaurant. 

Farmwall utilizes a closed-loop, aquaponic system using water, fish, and sun to grow produce. It eliminates packaging waste and high food miles while introducing quality, freshness, and variety into Melbourne’s restaurants. Farmwall employs a roving group of farmers and builders who will install custom mini-farms to match the decor of the restaurant. A custom aquarium will match the facade while providing nutrients and recycled water to the trays of micro-greens and herbs above. Like the popular succulent walls, Farmwall will also provide an attractive dose of green in any restaurant or cafe while also providing an eco-friendly source for fresh produce.