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Bloomberg urban agriculture

At the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles exhibition center, an aeroponic growing tower system features hundreds of white columns with cylindrical outlets on the rooftop. These columns allow for soil-less farming, and various colorful produce, including basil, strawberries, and kale, flourish within the tower. The system conserves water by recycling leftover water, ensuring no wastage during the growing process.

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\IMAGES FROM: Bloomberg Europe’s largest rooftop farm, Nature Urbaine in Paris, can produce 10 tons of produce each season. Photo: Peter Yeung/Bloomberg CityLab

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