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Eating Planet: Carlo Petrini Discusses Buying Food and Paying for ...

Eating Planet: Carlo Petrini Discusses Buying Food and Paying for ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
In addition to his discussion of food prices and values, Petrini includes several additional recommendations to help achieve a more sustainable food system. In light of how much food is wasted every year, he states that slightly less food should ...
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Extension office hosting animal composting course - Chillicothe Gazette

Extension office hosting animal composting course - Chillicothe Gazette | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Extension office hosting animal composting courseChillicothe GazetteCHILLICOTHE -- The Ohio State University Extension of Ross County will host a livestock mortality composting certification course for local farmers at 6:30 p.m.
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Vertical Farming: Can Urban Agriculture Feed a Hungry World? - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Vertical Farming: Can Urban Agriculture Feed a Hungry World? - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Agricultural researchers believe that building indoor farms in the middle of cities could help solve the world's hunger problem.

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Q&A: A Professor Pushes for Greener NYC

Q&A: A Professor Pushes for Greener NYC | Growing Food | Scoop.it
To discuss the state of New York's greening, Metropolis checked in with a microbiologist at Columbia who advocates for urban greenhouses he calls "vertical farms."...

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The retreating Himalayas: Food security on the line | Technology ...

The retreating Himalayas: Food security on the line | Technology ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
WHEN THE unparalleled rate of glacial retreat within the South Asian region isn't checked, nations in the region will probably turn highly food-insecure. Pakistan's latest Global Warming Policy clearly signifies that freshwater ...

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Phoenix duo 'fishing' for creative way to produce food - Phoenix Business Journal

Phoenix duo 'fishing' for creative way to produce food - Phoenix Business Journal | Growing Food | Scoop.it
A business aimed at using fish and plants to bolster commercial fishing operations...

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5 Ways to Be a Smart Summer Gardener | Care2 Healthy Living

5 Ways to Be a Smart Summer Gardener | Care2 Healthy Living | Growing Food | Scoop.it
We often forget that the heat that stresses our plants, can stress us out too. And, while we don't think about it, heat related problems can sneak up on you.
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Organic Aquaculture

Organic Aquaculture | Growing Food | Scoop.it
It's no secret that consumers are becoming interested in organic foods. Concerns over disease, GMOs, pollution and contaminants are causing a bigger demand for sustainable, organic, nature friendly alternatives.
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Uganda's Household Farmers Become Organic Exporters | Organic ...

Uganda's Household Farmers Become Organic Exporters | Organic ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Four out of every five Ugandans is a small farmer who uses mostly traditional methods to grow crops without much help from chemical pesticides or synthetic.
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Detroit Youth Food Brigade brings fresh food to neighborhoods ... - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Youth Food Brigade brings fresh food to neighborhoods ... - Detroit Free Press | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Detroit Youth Food Brigade brings fresh food to neighborhoods ...Detroit Free PressRather than spend her summer chilling out with friends, 17-year-old Detroit high schooler Nina Wilson has a better idea.
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Cultivating an agricultural revolution - Toronto Star

Cultivating an agricultural revolution - Toronto Star | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Toronto StarCultivating an agricultural revolutionToronto StarThe seeds of this trend were planted by Fresh City Farms, an enterprise striving for a more social, healthy and food-secure city through small-scale urban ...

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A&P Forms Partnership With BrightFarms - Supermarket News

Big news ... someone other than Whole Foods on urban farm produce

 

A&P Forms Partnership With BrightFarmsSupermarket NewsThe Brooklyn facility will be a state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse, on 100000 square feet of rooftop space.


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Chicken-"powered" waste reduction program | Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine

Chicken-"powered" waste reduction program | Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine | Growing Food | Scoop.it
As reported by BBC News, residents of a Belgian town are to be offered chickens as part of a campaign to reduce household waste.The town of Mouscron has 50 pairs of chickens that it will distribute to families with sufficient space to keep the...

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Urban Tech Farm: Project Grand Rapids is launched by Kettering ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Urban Tech Farm: Project Grand Rapids is launched by Kettering ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Urban Tech Farm: Project Grand Rapids is launched by Kettering ...MarketWatch (press release)Falther and Lawrence hope to secure the investment to help them as they launch Urban Tech Farm: Project Grand Rapids, which they describe as, "A project to...
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Building Cincinnati: Camp Washington applies for urban farm grant ...

Building Cincinnati: Camp Washington applies for urban farm grant ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
The Camp Washington Community Board has applied for an $800000, three-year community development grant to establish the Camp Washington Urban Farm Project. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Health and ...

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Genetic engineers explain why GE food is dangerous

Genetic engineers explain why GE food is dangerous | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Aren’t critics of genetically engineered food anti-science?

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Downtown Las Vegas is Betting on Green | Las Vegas Informer

Downtown Las Vegas is Betting on Green | Las Vegas Informer | Growing Food | Scoop.it

The growing demand for eco-conscious and sustainable businesses and projects are reflected in various grass-root community groups. Leading the eco charge is the Green Jelly. This group is comprised of local green living enthusiast. The core Green Jelly Team includes Brandon Wiegand, Ciara Bryne, Hanan Sabri, Shavonnah Tiera, and Kat Welniak covering a wide range of talent from real estate, film making, organic foods, community activism to construction. The extended network of the Green Jelly includes community members from an eclectic background giving the group a large network. It’s not the stereotypical granola and Birkenstock group which makes this movement more interesting.

Kelly Bennett

Kelly Bennett is a conscious living activist, conscious consumer marketer, speaker and founder of Vegan Consultant. She is involved in numerous community grass-root projects because of her passion for social change. She enjoys writing about the green and health revolution developing in Downtown Las Vegas. On her free time she loves exploring local vegan eats. To learn more about Kelly and her work, please visit www.veganconsultant.com.

 


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Infographics of the Week: American Waistlines Grow as Grocery Spending Decreases | Food+Tech Connect

Infographics of the Week: American Waistlines Grow as Grocery Spending Decreases | Food+Tech Connect | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Americans may be spending less money on food, but dollars saved are just being spent on the resulting costs of poor health that plague the nation.

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Futuristic Urban Greenhouse Made of Miniature Cold Frames | Urban Gardens

Futuristic Urban Greenhouse Made of Miniature Cold Frames | Urban Gardens | Growing Food | Scoop.it
At the intersection of architecture, science, and art, The Greenhouse and Cabinet of Future Fossils is a futuristic greenhouse “tunnel” with seating where, in in numerous portable and removable cold frames or mini-greenhouses, edible and ornamental plants are cultivated. The greenhouse prototype was artist and architectural designer Jenny Sabin’s intellectual exploration and re-envisioning of greenhouse architecture using digital design tools.

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Compost Your Way to a Great Garden | Ditmas Park Corner

Compost Your Way to a Great Garden | Ditmas Park Corner | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Gardener Tracey Hohman shows how composting has helped her grow amazing plants in Ditmas Park.
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Prepper Food Storage from Beginning to End Found in Special ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Prepper Food Storage from Beginning to End Found in Special ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Growing Food | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)Prepper Food Storage from Beginning to End Found in Special ...San Francisco Chronicle (press release)Food suppliers across the globe are facing real challenges, and Absolute Rights is ...
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Organic farm method urged - Springfield News Sun

Organic farm method urged - Springfield News Sun | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Organic farm method urgedSpringfield News SunSPRINGFIELD — Springfield Rotarians were treated to alternative agriculture light Monday at the Bayley-Hollenbeck Conference Center.
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Tunisia Changing to Organic to Meet Rising Demand for Dates, Fruit - AllAfrica.com

Tunisia Changing to Organic to Meet Rising Demand for Dates, Fruit - AllAfrica.com | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Tunisia Changing to Organic to Meet Rising Demand for Dates, FruitAllAfrica.comTunis — Tunisia has extended its qualification in the area of organic products continually over the last decade.
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Urban Agri-puncture / Dylan Kwok | Style of Design

Urban Agri-puncture / Dylan Kwok | Style of Design | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, we featured a three part series that explored Urban Agriculture – how its design could change our relationship to food and potentially guide the way we plan and revitalize our cities.

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Meet your Urban Farmer - starring EYA

Meet your Urban Farmer - starring EYA | Growing Food | Scoop.it
She facilitates all sorts of skill building workshops, teaches permaculture principles and applications, and urban agriculture techniques. She also helps oversee EYA's Urban Seeds program, and works with volunteers and staff ...

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