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A former Digital Realty datacenter in Virginia is getting a new lease on life as an urban farmstead. And no, this isn’t a crypto farm or some seedy weed growing operation. The 70,000 square-foot climate-controlled facility, located in Herndon, Virginia, is now home to vertically stacked hydroponic gardens, which produce leafy …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    So there's (faint) hope that Faecebook might conceivably provide some benefit to human kind.

    1. Anonymous Coward

      Faeces do make good fertilizer. If you disinfect them first.

  2. NeilPost Silver badge

    Sold recently for $19m

    That’s a lot of quarterly lease payments needed for a $19m Tomato-centre before you even talk about the fit out and operating costs.

  3. Climate4.0

    Urban agriculture is a great use of empty commercial space.

  4. Mike 16 Silver badge

    Planned crops

    Given Virginia's long history with various TLAs, perhaps they could farm castor beans and various mushrooms. and don't forget rye with an ergot payload.

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