(Amanda Little is a professor of journalism and science writing at Vanderbilt University and a columnist for Bloomberg. This column first appeared in Mint on October 5, 2021)
- Vertical farming, a system for growing food without soil or sun that for decades has thrived mainly in sci-fi films and the International Space Station, is going mainstream. AeroFarms is poised to be the first vertical-farming startup to be listed on the Nasdaq in the next month after it completes a merger with Spring Valley Acquisition Corp.
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