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Indoor farm goes 'mega' as fledgling industry tries to become more sustainable - Washington Post

Indoor farm goes 'mega' as fledgling industry tries to become more sustainable - Washington Post | Growing Food | Scoop.it
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Indoor farm goes 'mega' as fledgling industry tries to become more sustainable
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The other structure, where arugula is grown, is “aeroponic,” with water misters underneath that spray the plants' exposed roots.

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I tried aeroponic growing once. Great concept, but I just couldn't get it right.

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Grow-town - Stir It Up - Detroit Metro Times

Grow-town - Stir It Up - Detroit Metro Times | Growing Food | Scoop.it
The biggest thing Detroit is getting known for is urban farming. http://t.co/8Adivkz35l

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A greenhouse at the supermarket? Now that's fresh

A greenhouse at the supermarket? Now that's fresh | Growing Food | Scoop.it
BrightFarms cuts out the middle man and grows local produce at the store.

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Aquaponic systems grow towers EASY!!

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor) (Aquaponic systems grow towers EASY!!

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Alan Yoshioka's curator insight, April 28, 2013 2:16 PM

complete reuse of plastic bottles ... couple this with an airlift pump system with a cheap aquarium pump and you have a vertical grow system ... 

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Aquaponics: Is this promising, sustainable farming method the ...

Aquaponics: Is this promising, sustainable farming method the ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Aquaponics: Is this promising, sustainable farming method the urbanized future of agriculture?

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Community gathers in support of local food, sustainable farming

Community gathers in support of local food, sustainable farming | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Intersecting themes of community, sustainability and the future of food production were evident Thursday evening as about 80 people gathered at Garden Café in h (An excellent article on our Freedom Through Food Event!

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Hydroponic evangelist returns from study tour – ABC Online | Aeroponics | Indoor Gardens | Hydroponics

Hydroponic evangelist returns from study tour – ABC Online | Aeroponics | Indoor Gardens | Hydroponics | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Hydroponic evangelist returns from... http://t.co/tCEWaRGTgr

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Aquaponic Workshop 2013

Aquaponic Workshop 2013. TV commercial for the upcoming aquaponic workshop at Wirrina Cove Resort conference centre, Fleurieu Peninsula, SA on July 13th.

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Wal Mart Chicago Green Roof

Check out the largest monitored green roof in the world. This extensive green roof atop the Wal Mart in Chicago, IL is over 70,000 square feet and is only 4"...

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Same day, hydroponic harvest in Yardley to market

Same day, hydroponic harvest in Yardley to market | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Paul Lightfoot, marathon runner and local food zealot, is determined to change the way highly perishable, expensive-to-ship produce is grown and distributed to supermarkets in the Northeast and other parts of the nation.

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“Farmers For Chicago” an Urban Farming Network

“Farmers For Chicago” an Urban Farming Network | Growing Food | Scoop.it
In an exciting announcement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Growing Power, Chicago will soon have up to five acres of urban farming available to help promote and educate residents about sustainable farming.

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Inside a Japanese urban farm - The World Daily

Inside a Japanese urban farm - The World Daily | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Pasona's headquarters in downtown Tokyo. (All photos courtesy of Kono Designs) Work cafeteria food just got a lot more interesting.

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Neighbors claim compost center stinks - Dayton Daily News

Neighbors claim compost center stinks - Dayton Daily News | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Neighbors claim compost center stinks
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Marvin Duren, the owner of the composting facility in question and Marvin's Organic Gardenwhich is north on US 42, pledged to correct problems with the compost center.
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Cultivating Shitake Mushrooms

Cultivating Shitake Mushrooms | Growing Food | Scoop.it
I studied Permaculture this past winter.  Reading fellow Wisconsinite Mark Shepard's new book, Restoration Agriculture, inspired me to read all the books I could find in the Southwest Wisconsin Lib...
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Let's Feed People Who Struggle to Get Access to Fresh Food

Herb & vegetable growing using aquaponics, organic methods, and water wise in arid Colorado. Fresh. Local. Sustainable.

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Alan Yoshioka's curator insight, April 28, 2013 9:52 PM

how about getting behind this kickstarter for a no pay restaurant food source by aquaponic production ... great model using superior aquaponic design ...

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How to grow delicious healthy hydroponic Strawberries

Covering the basics of how we grow hydroponic strawberries off the ground. Showing the growing medium, watering/nutrient supply system, how to plant & harves...

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Urban Farmers - ABC Online

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Elise Worthington reports. ELISE WORTHINGTON, REPORTER: Jack Stone has chosen the heart of inner-city Brisbane to go farming.

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Aquaponics project grows young minds |

Aquaponics project grows young minds | | Growing Food | Scoop.it
An aquaponics project at Maui Preparatory Academy is challenging students to learn on several levels and grow in some unexpected ways. Funded with a $2,000 grant from Maui Economic Development Board Ke Alahele ...

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Alabama man feeds the homeless by teaching them to grow their own food

Alabama man feeds the homeless by teaching them to grow their own food | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Even in the dark pit of poverty, where rays of hope shine their dimmest, there's often still light enough for a new life to take hold.

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Alan Yoshioka's curator insight, April 24, 2013 7:13 PM

great stuff ... could even help them by selling excess rather than begging ... how to stretch a budget dollar ...

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Aquaponic Workshop 2013

Aquaponic Workshop 2013. TV commercial for the upcoming aquaponic workshop at Wirrina Cove Resort conference centre, Fleurieu Peninsula, SA on July 13th.

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From garden city to urban farmland

From garden city to urban farmland | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Singapore — It’s not often in Singapore that one can boast about sharing a meal with the farmer who grew the vegetables that are on your plate.

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Montecito Urban Farms Serves Chefs - Santa Barbara Independent

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Montecito Urban Farms Serves Chefs Santa Barbara Independent Montecito Urban Farms houses around 150 vertical Tower Gardens — soilless, aeroponic, modular towers that hold up to 44 plants apiece, which are fed with water and nutrient-rich tonic...

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Farming in an urban setting - News@Concordia

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Farming in an urban setting
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Once students have enrolled in the City Farm School, they can choose between three streams of urban agriculture that interest them the most.

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Chicago Company Corners The Secret To Growing Vegetables Without Dirt

Chicago Company Corners The Secret To Growing Vegetables Without Dirt | Growing Food | Scoop.it
FarmedHere, the nation's largest indoor vertical farm, opens in Chicago.

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Outdoor Amphitheater Is Also A Rice Paddy [Pics] - PSFK

Outdoor Amphitheater Is Also A Rice Paddy [Pics] - PSFK | Growing Food | Scoop.it
H&P Architects' Pavilion of Dream Terraces is a concept design covered with terraced rice fields for Expo 2015.

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Announcing: The Food Garage - Turning Garages Into Gardens | The Local Good

Announcing: The Food Garage - Turning Garages Into Gardens | The Local Good | Growing Food | Scoop.it
An incredible Red Deer local food project.
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