In a photo provided by Thomas Dunne Books, the cover of "The Vertical Farm" is shown in an undated photo. Dickson Despommier, a professor of public health in environmental health sciences at Columbia ... more 
In a photo provided by Thomas Dunne Books, the cover of "The Vertical Farm" is shown in an undated photo. Dickson Despommier, a professor of public health in environmental health sciences at Columbia University published "The Vertical Farm" in Oct. 2010, and explores the possibility of farming in skyscrapers as a way to solve food and fresh water shortages. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Thomas Dunne Books
Thu, Oct 28, 2010 7:09 PM EDT