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Shipping container farm teaching TAFE students more than just agriculture

Nestled beside a building on a TAFE campus in Toowoomba is an ugly metal shipping container, but it’s no ordinary storage shed.

Step inside and it’s bursting with greenery.

Packed floor to ceiling with vegetables and herbs like basil, kale, mint and mustard, this state-of-the-art modular farm is changing the future of agriculture, all with the push of a button.

TAFE Queensland school manager Elaine Wallace said the “grow pod” aimed to change students’ perspectives on traditional farming.

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