Unsuspecting visitors to the small fishing village of Cheng Long might feel the need to blink and rub their eyes. Is there really a giant bowl and chopsticks sinking into the wetlands? What are those brightly colored things growing all over that house?
This year's Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project is asking artists to create sculptures using local materials such as oyster shells and bamboo to spark dialogue about healthier ways to produce food in Taiwan.
When Jerry wrote about Vincent Callebaut's proposed vertical farm for New York City, he called it a Locavore Wet Dream; I called it one of the silliest, most overwrought jump-the-shark vertical farm ideas ever