Air Orchards grow hydroponic lettuce on billboards


A billboard with 10 large dehumidifiers draws in water from the air and turns it into potable water that is fed into a hydroponic lettuce garden. The billboard is located on Peru’s largest and most important highway, the Panamericana Sur. More than 2,800 heads of lettuce are given away weekly to passersby and the local community from the Air Orchard—all for free.

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