Santiago’s surrounding landscape is shaped by several stand-alone hills with the mountains of the Andes chain visible from most points in the city.
In Latin American countries like Chile, there is an increasing interest in learning about hydroponics and the solutions it can offer to agriculture in the region.
Feature by CHRISTINE BROWN-PAUL Photography by SAM ROSS
Hydroponics first came to Latin America during the 1970s. At the outset, it was used to market vegetables considered luxury items. By the mid-1980s, hydroponic farming began to be a popular alternative among the very poorest, who adopted the practice in the hillside slums surrounding most large Latin American cities. See More