urban farming

Urban farming on a whole new level

Urban farms are cropping up in many cities across the country as a strategy to enhance biodiversity, to increase access to healthy food, and to mitigate storm water runoff. Reporter Ann-Marie Berger shows us how a farm in St. Louis, Missouri has taken this to a whole new level.

SciTech Now Episode 227

We explore farming on an urban rooftop; Peter deMenocal, director of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life, explains the climate innovation gap; unwanted algae is threatening Florida waterways; and a robotic surgical system makes precise surgery faster and easier.