chicago organic vertical farmFarmedHere, a 90,000-square-foot space in Bedford Park that opened in 2013, is not only the first organically-certified indoor vertical aquaponic farm in Illinois, it’s also the largest indoor farm in North America.

FarmedHere’s two-story, windowless farming facility currently sits on the site of a formerly abandoned warehouse in the outskirts of Chicago.

A variety of plants grow on racks that are stacked on top of each other in a vertical farmingsystem, as well as an aquaponics system, which combines tilapia (and the fish’s waste) and plants (which filter the waste) to grow food.

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