As the world searches for sustainable alternatives for all facets of living, one company thinks they have a solution that could pave the way for the future of agriculture. Cropbox is a branch of Williamson Greenhouses that takes shipping containers and turns them into stackable greenhouses. 



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The Cropbox shipping container above sits completely contained on this property, providing agricultural growth without disturbing large chunks of land.
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Not only could you stack the shipping containers themselves, but you can also stack rows of produce within each container. 
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Herbs, greens, and lettuce thrive on the inside, while unpredictable weather looms on the outside.

They are also perfect for growing microgreens (84 tons/year), fodder (140 tons/year) and strawberries (7,000 lbs/year). 
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The yields of on 320 square-foot shipping container equal that of a 2,200 square-foot greenhouse. Is this where agriculture is headed? Let me know what you think.