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Behold the high-tech desert tomato

Sow seeds in coconut husks; add sunlight and seawater. Voila!

At Sundrop's facility in Port Augusta, South Australia, 23,000 mirrors direct sunlight toward the top of a receiver tower. (Photo courtesy of Sundrop Farms)

SYDNEY -- Sundrop Farms' tomatoes are thriving on nothing but sunlight and seawater in a barren, unproductive expanse in Port Augusta. 

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