The UK's largest naturally lit vertical greenhouse by Shockingly Fresh has recently begun harvest. The plants, stacked on top of one another, are more efficient than traditional land farming: “This first farm will grow about four times the yield we would expect on a patch of land this size," says Nick Green, the development director of the project. Unlike most other vertical farms, which are powered by LED lights, this one is lit with natural light. While the crop yield varies from season to season, this farming model is more sustainable and "ultimately better for the environment."

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