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This captures the latest news and development in City Farming/Vertical Farming. Based on the insight and belief that city farming will be crucial in our future food supply of (mega)cities, this is a development that is here to stay and that will change the face of our food ecosystem, City farming changes people's relationship to food and food origin (proximity and transparency), When managed by a neighborhood,city farms also promote social cohesion. It is no wonder that worldwide we see local governments, neighborhood communities, schools, universities and retailers taking more and more initiatives. New business models and start ups will challenge and redefine the current food ecosystem
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Newark Subsidizes A Crackpot Idea: Vertical Farming - Forbes

Newark Subsidizes A Crackpot Idea: Vertical Farming - Forbes | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Compared to traditional farming, "vertical farming" is inefficient and cost-prohibitive. But this hasn't prevented the struggling city of Newark, NJ, from subsidizing the industry.
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Small City Farms May Get Huge Tax Breaks - CBS Local

Small City Farms May Get Huge Tax Breaks - CBS Local | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
“A big tax break for small city farms may be on the way. This comes as many Baltimore neighborhoods sit in the middle of food deserts.”
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High-tech vegetable farms grow up - The Japan Times

High-tech vegetable farms grow up - The Japan Times | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
“High-tech vegetable farms grow up The Japan Times One of the success stories is Sky Greens Farm, which has developed Singapore's first vertical farm, said to be one of a kind.”
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Green technology used to create huge indoor farm in Japan - Hydrogen Fuel News

Green technology used to create huge indoor farm in Japan - Hydrogen Fuel News | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
“Hydrogen Fuel News Green technology used to create huge indoor farm in Japan Hydrogen Fuel News Philips has joined Indiana-based vertical farm, Green Sense Farms, which grows lettuces, leafy greens and herbs using LEDs.”
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Vertical Farming » What is Vertical Farming? An Overview

Vertical Farming » What is Vertical Farming? An Overview | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Vertical farming has been coined “The Second Green Revolution” by many scholars in that it will revolutionize and permanently change they way we produce, consume, and perceive food (Reitano et al 2006).
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Global Director City Farming - Netherlands - FreshPlaza

Global Director City Farming - Netherlands
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City farming is an emerging opportunity. Philips plays an active role in this field. Your challenge is to determine this new business opportunity and establish a position for Philips.
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Interestingly enough Philips is hiring a Global Director City Farming. It is no surprise.

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World's largest vertical farm to open in Pennsylvania @ Agrihort ...

World's largest vertical farm to open in Pennsylvania @ Agrihort ... | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Urban warehouses, derelict buildings and high-rises are the last places you'd expect to find the seeds of a green revolution. But from Singapore to Scranton, Pennsylvania, “vertical farms” are promising a new, environmentally ...
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New Scientist: Vertical farms sprouting all over the world — City ...

New Scientist: Vertical farms sprouting all over the world — City ... | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Nuvege (also called “Green Green Earth”) is a hydroponic vertical farming company based out of Kyoto, Japan. The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is using an 18-storey vertical farm in College Station, ...
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Startup Club: Fresh City Farms - Shalom Life

Startup Club: Fresh City Farms - Shalom Life | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Startup Club: Fresh City Farms Shalom Life Thus is the opening statement presented by Fresh City Farms, an urban farm that provides their members with fresh, local, organic produce year-round, providing a market to city farmers, and raising...
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The Benefits of Hydroponic Gardening: An Infograph | Ready Nutrition

The Benefits of Hydroponic Gardening: An Infograph | Ready Nutrition | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of a event where going outdoors could be dangerous or life threatening, this gardening technique could be your lifeline for fresh vitamins and nutrients.
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FDL Book Salon Welcomes Dr. Dickson Despommier, The Vertical ...

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Dr. Dickson Despommier, The Vertical ... | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
The Vertical Farm, written by Dickson Despommier couldn't have been published in a better time.
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3 Picks: Sustainable Cities, Floating Farmers Market, Freshii - Big Picture Agriculture

3 Picks: Sustainable Cities, Floating Farmers Market, Freshii - Big Picture Agriculture | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
3 Picks: Sustainable Cities, Floating Farmers Market, Freshii
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The channel transports water from vertical farm to vertical farm, cooling the city and being filtered through various plants and organisms along the way.
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Common Good City Farm — Stepping into the Breach - Washington Informer

Common Good City Farm — Stepping into the Breach - Washington Informer | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Washington Informer Common Good City Farm — Stepping into the Breach Washington Informer Even as construction and new buildings transform the District of Columbia, a sometimes overlooked but increasingly popular activity is gaining currency: urban...
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Could vertical farms feed the world? - eco-business.com

Could vertical farms feed the world? - eco-business.com | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
“eco-business.com Could vertical farms feed the world?”
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Urban Farm Made of Shipping Containers - Jetson Green

Urban Farm Made of Shipping Containers - Jetson Green | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
“Urban Farm Made of Shipping Containers Jetson Green The Hive-Inn City Farm would be built using a frame into which shipping containers can be slotted.”
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What if? New York as A Giant Urban Farm — City Farmer News

What if? New York as A Giant Urban Farm — City Farmer News | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Still, even if cities don't necessarily become giant farms, the research can help point urban areas toward more sustainable choices. The researchers also looked at options for growing all food within 100 miles of the city, ...
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Singapore: Comcrop pioneers urban rooftop farming — City Farmer ...

Singapore: Comcrop pioneers urban rooftop farming — City Farmer ... | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Located on orchard road on top of the *Scape building, the 6000-square feet rooftop farm is right at the heart of Singapore's city center. “We use land that is otherwise not used. And the sheer fact that we produce our products ...
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Rooftop food gardens in Singapore — City Farmer News

Rooftop food gardens in Singapore — City Farmer News | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Bjorn and his team at Edible Gardens were recently given a temporary space at People's Park Complex, which they have named Nong (agriculture), a pop up farm concept that is certainly one to keep an eye on, while Allan ...
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The world's biggest vertical farm is set to soon open in Scranton ...

The world's biggest vertical farm is set to soon open in Scranton ... | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
While the vertical farm, which is scheduled to open in an industrial suburb of Scranton's Lackawanna County in March, is only a single storey in height, its 3.25 hectares will come equipped with an industrial racking system ...
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SustainabiliTank: Will Farmers of the Future Work in Skyscrapers?

SustainabiliTank: Will Farmers of the Future Work in Skyscrapers? | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Proposed vertical farms like this one in Dubai may be the only way for supplying food to Middle East countries. Dickson D. Despommier is a professor of public health at Columbia University in New York, and if he gets his way, ...
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5 Terre Vertical Farm Concept Addresses Urban Population Growth ...

5 Terre Vertical Farm Concept Addresses Urban Population Growth ... | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Editor's Foreword: Capellini Architects is an architecture studio based in La Spezia, Italy. The firm was selected as one of the 30 finalists among hundreds of contestants for the 2013 Vertical Farm & Botanical Garden ...
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SuperSkyScrapers Architectural Competition - Seoul Vertical Farm & Botanical Gardens Skyscraper

SuperSkyScrapers Architectural Competition - Seoul Vertical Farm and Botanical Gardens Skyscraper WINERS,
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Vertical Farm Concept Wins Pomeroy Studio's Award - Dexigner

Vertical Farm Concept Wins Pomeroy Studio's Award - Dexigner | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Dexigner Vertical Farm Concept Wins Pomeroy Studio's Award Dexigner A Vertical Farm project concerned with food sustainability and vertical agriculture within the context of Singapore was this year's winner of Pomeroy Studio's Design for A...
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Mayors Leading an Urban Revolution - Reuters AlertNet

Mayors Leading an Urban Revolution - Reuters AlertNet | Cityfarming, Vertical Farming | Scoop.it
Mayors Leading an Urban Revolution
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The channel transports water from vertical farm to vertical farm, cooling the city and being filtered through various plants and organisms along the way.
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