Lufa Farms opens new rooftop greenhouse in Montreal
Inside the Lufa Farms rooftop greenhouse
Photo courtesy of Lufa Farms

Lufa Farms opens new rooftop greenhouse in Montreal

The facility is 160,000 square feet and will grow eggplant and tomatoes.

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Building on a new hanging garden trend, a greenhouse atop a Montreal warehouse growing eggplants and tomatoes to meet demand for locally sourced foods has set a record as the largest in the world.

It's not an obvious choice of location to cultivate organic vegetables—in the heart of Canada's second-largest city—but Lufa Farms on Wednesday inaugurated a facility that spans 160,000 square feet (15,000 square meters), or about the size of three football fields.

Read the full story at phys.org