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Medical ecologist Dickson Despommier describes the Vertical Farm Project, a movement to promote urban renewal while producing a sustainable food supply. The project is a result of his years studying the microbial worm trichinella, the creativity of his ecology students, and the contributions of strangers from around the world. Medical ecologist Dickson Despommier has been inspiring college students for years to seek adventure and exploration…and along the way helped create a movement for sustainable food supply and vertical farming in urban centers. Science teachers prepare tomorrow’s pioneering scientists.

Episode filmed live at the 2009 World Science Festival in New York City. The full Cool Jobs program from that year can be viewed online.

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Cool Jobs: Vertical Farmer

Medical ecologist Dickson Despommier describes the Vertical Farm Project, a movement to promote urban renewal while producing a sustainable food supply. The project is a result of his years studying the microbial worm trichinella, the creativity of his ecology students, and the contributions of strangers from around the world. Medical ecologist Dickson Despommier has been inspiring college students for years to seek adventure and exploration…and along the way helped create a movement for sustainable food supply and vertical farming in urban centers. Science teachers prepare tomorrow’s pioneering scientists.

Episode filmed live at the 2009 World Science Festival in New York City. The full Cool Jobs program from that year can be viewed online.