In Singapore, the challenge of feeding a growing population is pushing the concept of urban farming to new heights.

A super-efficient vertical farming system is producing greens for the 5 million residents of the crowded Southeast Asian island city-state. The new system is helping to increase Singapore’s food security, while also helping to reduce the impact of food production on global climate change.

Credits
Producer, Reporter and Camera: Sam Eaton
Additional Camera: Thomas Ahern
Editor: Linda Peckham
Additional Editing: Adithya Sambamurthy
Transcription: Karishma Suri
Senior Producer: Stephen Talbot
Executive Producer: Sharon Tiller

Sam Eaton

Sam Eaton is an independent radio and television journalist based in Los Angeles.  His reporting on complex environmental issues from climate change to population growth has taken him all over the United States and the world.