”The Plant” is a project that has taken over an 85-year-old meatpacking

An old meatpacking plant on Chicago’s South Side is being transformed into an eco farm, which its founders says will produce food sustainably, while creating zero waste.

American entrepreneur John Edel is the founder of “The Plant,” a vertical-farm initiative that he hopes will show people the ease of adapting to green food production in urban living environments.

(via. http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/29/us/plant-chicago-eco-farm/index.html?iid=article_sidebar)