Raising on the Roof

Rising energy and transportation costs are one reason there's been upward pressure on food prices. And increasing concern over food miles a measure of a product's impact on the environment, taking into account how far it must travel from production to retail is helping to drive the growth of the local foods movement. So, why not grow fruits and vegetables as close to the supermarket as possible say,

Rising energy and transportation costs are one reason there's been upward pressure on food prices. And increasing concern over “food miles” — a measure of a product's impact on the environment, taking into account how far it must travel from production to retail — is helping to drive the growth of the local foods movement.

So, why not grow fruits and vegetables as close to the supermarket as possible — say, on the roof? That was the question asked and answered by Keith Agoada and Troy

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