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Tower Garden lends itself to urban living, gardening

Tower Garden lends itself to urban living, gardening | Growing Food | Scoop.it
For many valley residents, growing a garden simply isn’t an option. You either don’t have the space, the quality of your soil isn’t good, or you just don’t have time to maintain it. A new product on the market -- the Tower Garden -- can change that.

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50% off certified organic produce delivered to your door in Mississauga ($42 value) from Front Door Organics

Food delivery is not just about grease-stained boxes of floppy pizza and styrofoam-packed chow mein.
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Technomic: Consumers hungry for more in-restaurant technology | Nation's Restaurant News

Technomic: Consumers hungry for more in-restaurant technology | Nation's Restaurant News | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Consumers are open to using more gadgets when they dine out and expect restaurants to experiment with new technology.

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Companion Planting FTFA.jpg (739x1046 pixels) | Growing Food | Scoop.it

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The Sustainable Rooftop Garden - EP Magazine (blog)

The Sustainable Rooftop Garden - EP Magazine (blog) | Growing Food | Scoop.it
The Sustainable Rooftop GardenEP Magazine (blog)This was the inspiration for the GreenTop technology platform, a device that combines water condensed from atmospheric moisture with hydroponic agriculture to create an affordable, self-sustaining...

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Large urban farm planned for Sandtown-Winchester, Baltimore ...

Large urban farm planned for Sandtown-Winchester, Baltimore ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Strength to Love II, which was founded in 1993, is a faith-based organization whose stated goal is to reduce high recidivism rates in Sandtown by providing jobs and training for ex-offenders. Big City Farms is an urban farming ...

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How I Made It: Craig McNamara, sustainable farming expert, organic walnut farmer

How I Made It: Craig McNamara, sustainable farming expert, organic walnut farmer | Growing Food | Scoop.it
The gig: Craig McNamara is a sustainable farming expert, organic walnut farmer in the Sacramento Valley town of Winters, founder of the nonprofit Center for Land-Based Learning and the California Farm Academy, and president of the state Board of Food and Agriculture, which advises state officials on farming policies.

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Whole Foods Invests in Nation’s First Certified Organic Indoor Aquaponic Farm

Whole Foods Invests in Nation’s First Certified Organic Indoor Aquaponic Farm | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Illinois' FarmedHere has received a $100,000 loan from Whole Foods Market to expand its aquaponic and aeroponic indoor farming operation.

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Anti-technology Slow Food movement seeks to resolve conflicts ...

Anti-technology Slow Food movement seeks to resolve conflicts ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
In a world dogged by conflicts and wars, the key to peace and reconciliation lies in food, say chefs, small-scale producers and Slow Food campaigners at the world's biggest food fair in Turin. Among the thousands of stalls ...

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The Impact of Urban Farming in Berlin and Hong Kong | This Big City

The Impact of Urban Farming in Berlin and Hong Kong | This Big City | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Urban farms can help sustain the environment and educate citizens, with these two projects in Berlin and Hong Kong showing that major international cities across the globe are embracing urban farming.

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Growing Urban Agriculture: Equitable Strategies and Policies for ...

Growing Urban Agriculture: Equitable Strategies and Policies for ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Advocates and policymakers are instituting policies to support urban agriculture. While some of these policies support low-income communities and communities of color, there is still room to advocate for policies that focus ...

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Urban agriculture: Star attraction at World Habitat Day in Dar es ...

Urban agriculture: Star attraction at World Habitat Day in Dar es ... | Growing Food | Scoop.it
By Tanya Hubbard Urban agriculture significantly affects food security, income generation, and employment. Unfortunately many cities often overlook the important role of urban agriculture and some make agricultural ...

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Bhutan Observer » Boarding schools to buy local vegetables

Boarding schools around the country consume huge quantities of vegetables on a daily basis. But most of them consume imported vegetables because they are cheaper and the supply is consistent throughout the year.
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The GrowHaus uses Aquaponics for Sustainable, Community Redevelopment - Green Building Elements

The GrowHaus uses Aquaponics for Sustainable, Community Redevelopment - Green Building Elements | Growing Food | Scoop.it
The GrowHaus uses Aquaponics for Sustainable, Community RedevelopmentGreen Building ElementsAquaponics is being used in Denver's Elyria-Swansea's neighborhood in the non-profit urban indoor farm and market of The GrowHaus.
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Eat Local, Organic and Fresh at Harvest Moon - Patch.com

Eat Local, Organic and Fresh at Harvest Moon - Patch.com | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Eat Local, Organic and Fresh at Harvest MoonPatch.comA long-awaited scene is taking place before my eyes the weekend before Halloween.
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The High Line Effect: Top 10 Urban Transformation Projects

The High Line Effect: Top 10 Urban Transformation Projects | Growing Food | Scoop.it
The High Line Effect: Top 10 Urban Transformation Projects (I really dig this.Design and architecture combine to recycle/rethink the urban.--Top 10 Urban Transformation Projects http://t.co/y7rUb2KP...)...

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Urban Gardens Grow Everything Except Gardeners

Urban Gardens Grow Everything Except Gardeners | Growing Food | Scoop.it
There is plenty of backing for community food gardens in New York, but the enthusiasm seems to outweigh the supply of actual urban farmers, people willing to do the work. (Support is there for urban farming.

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From Blight to Bounty: Revitalizing Communities through Urban Farming

From Blight to Bounty: Revitalizing Communities through Urban Farming | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.

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Colorado Aquaponics Greenhouse update - October 2010

Now that the seasons are changing our focus is back in the aquaponics greenhouse. Come see how the aquaponics systems are doing and see the experiments that ...

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Hydroponic Fruits vs. Soil-Grown Fruits

Hydroponic Fruits vs. Soil-Grown Fruits | Growing Food | Scoop.it
If your soil conditions aren't right for fruit-bearing plants, consider a hydroponic growing system. Both systems have strengths and weaknesses, which are largely determined by your soil ...

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A Food and Farm Center for New Orleans on National Food Day | New Orleans Food & Farm Network

A Food and Farm Center for New Orleans on National Food Day | New Orleans Food & Farm Network | Growing Food | Scoop.it
"@eatsustainable: Exciting new partnership!

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Small agriculture innovators making a difference in US communities

Small agriculture innovators making a difference in US communities | Growing Food | Scoop.it
They're raising healthy food in abandoned lots, inside reclaimed factories, on vertical surfaces and in pastures that endow livestock with healthy Omega-3 oils. Nourishing the Planet project director Danielle ...

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The nuts and bolts of urban agriculture and green roofs - Daily Commercial News

The nuts and bolts of urban agriculture and green roofs - Daily Commercial News | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Daily Commercial NewsThe nuts and bolts of urban agriculture and green roofsDaily Commercial NewsBut, with a growing number of developers installing green roofs for environmental, economic and aesthetic reasons, and city dwellers largely reliant on...

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Large urban farm planned for Sandtown-Winchester - Baltimore Sun

Large urban farm planned for Sandtown-WinchesterBaltimore SunBaltimore's spending panel on Wednesday approved a deal to turn 75 vacant lots in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood into a large urban farm.

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Seattle Looks to Grow Urban Agriculture - Seattle Weekly (blog)

Seattle Looks to Grow Urban Agriculture - Seattle Weekly (blog) | Growing Food | Scoop.it
Seattle Looks to Grow Urban AgricultureSeattle Weekly (blog)While the recommendations pertaining to urban agriculture are listed under the "grow local" heading, Dwyer believes an uptick in city farming could contribute to the achievement of all...

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