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Adaptive reuse of existing buildings for agriculture: Plant Chicago – vertical farming and industrial reuse.

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The Plant: System-Based Thinking (from

Take a quick look at their philosophy in 2 minutes.

Don’t think we’d have any 40-story buildings, but what if we used less and converted … i don’t know … some of our numerous self-storage facilities to vertical farms?

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    Self storage buildings may be an eyesore, but as long as there’s demand for them, they’ll be in Montgomery. This is a beautiful concept; the idea of sustainability is important for all businesses. I imagine some of the self storage buildings in Montgomery could be used for vertical farming, at least to some degree.