This Ginormous Factory Farm Can Grow 10,000 Heads of Lettuce per Day

By |2019-06-13T08:56:17+03:00August 2nd, 2014|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

Is it a coincidence that the name of an enormous factory farm which produces lettuce in Japan is located in the Miyagi Prefecture? Miyagi was the name of the teacher in “The Karate Kid”, the man who taught balance, patience, perseverance, initiative, ingenuity, hard work, and compassion. The head of this indoor factory farm—the largest of its kind— plants physiologist Shigeh Shimamura. He has put his knowledge and experience of plant biology and environmental technology to practical application by transforming an old Sony semiconductor factory