Simply Put: Container Farming is the practice of growing produce, typically leafy greens, in a shipping container. In the late 2010's and early 2020's container farming has grown extensively, driven by the evolution of vertical farming and LED Grow Lights.
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Benefits of Container Farms Include:
In 2020, Container Farms are generally regarded as inferior to warehouse vertical farms or greenhouse farms. As a general rule, Container Farms will have a lower CAPEX than a vertical farm or commercial greenhouse, but in the long run, will be less profitable.
As more container farms enter the market and as technology advances, the initial CAPEX required for container farms may become so low that they become more competitive with higher CAPEX methods of indoor farming.
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