Floating farm could grow food on empty cargo ships. Grow Frame is a collapsible hydroponic farm that could grow vegetables inside shipping containers normally left vacant during their return trip to Asia. Video provided by Reuters
The Farmery: A Pop-Up Urban Farm Made From Recycled Shipping Containers for Raleigh, NC The Farmery Recycled Shipping Container Urban Farm – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building
Urban Farms built in used shipping containers represents a viable option for commercial scale farming in urban areas and cities. The urban shipping container farm is a relatively new and unique idea, and it remains to be seen if the trend catches on.