The Desert Oasis: Challenging the status quo to shape sustainable food systems
On the edge of the desert in South Australia’s Port Augusta, vegetables grow abundantly in a landscape once deemed near impossible for food production.
Now 15,000 tonnes of truss tomatoes thrive all year round, bringing life to the desert, using nothing but sunlight and seawater, known as concentrated solar power technology.
This ‘Utopian’ concept is led by Sundrop Farms, where people, planet and profit all come together in a holistic model, founded with food security and sustainability front of mind.
We recently caught up with Sundrop Farms to learn more about how this futuristic system all works.
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