When was the last time you read a critical article about vertical farming that was written by a vertical farming entrepreneur or equipment supplier? Can't remember? It's a sure sign the industry is not ready for prime time. It's in what we call 'perpetual hyperbole mode'.
Emerging technology - by definition - has its flaws. A lack of self-critique is a bad sign.
So where are the flaws in vertical farming / controlled environment agriculture? And who has the courage to call them out? WE DO!