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Food Bank Garden Patch: Urban Agriculture in the Heart of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — City Farmer News

Food Bank Garden Patch: Urban Agriculture in the Heart of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — City Farmer News | Food Systems | Scoop.it
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PHOTOS: Plant Tomatoes. Harvest Lower Crime Rates.

PHOTOS: Plant Tomatoes. Harvest Lower Crime Rates. | Food Systems | Scoop.it
A growing body of research shows that urban farms reduce violence. (US: Plant Tomatoes.
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Food Forestry

www.gebsite.com Food Forestry is urban agriculture that encourages food abundance systems. Growing food locally helps create local food economy and eliminate...
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New San Francisco legislation will jump-start urban farming

New San Francisco legislation will jump-start urban farming | Food Systems | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, San Francisco passed game-changing legislation that should cement the city’s role as a national leader in urban food production.
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Farmscape Brings Urban Agriculture to Los Angeles

Farmscape Brings Urban Agriculture to Los Angeles | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Farmscape is bringing farms to the homes and businesses of Los Angeles. Oh, and the company is also trying to run for mayor of the city.

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The Future of Urban Farms… or Community Gardens… or Are They ...

The Future of Urban Farms… or Community Gardens… or Are They ... | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Urban farming is certainly an emerging trend across the country, and has been implicated as a means of addressing community problems like vacant and blighted land, food deserts, obesity and malnutrition, and food illiteracy.
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Farming goes to town as crops come to city | FarmStart

Farming goes to town as crops come to city | FarmStart | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Franck Delache and Karine Julienne were among those growing their own last year at the Georges Vanier community garden, part of a trend that is increasing rapidly across the Island. Photograph by: John Kenney , Gazette ...
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Urban Agriculture Threatened by More GMO Technology

Urban Agriculture Threatened by More GMO Technology | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Looking around at the agricultural landscape of America today, I have always felt that the undiscovered 'ace in the deck' was urban agriculture. It is in an urban setting that organizations like SLOLA (Seed Library Of Los ...
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How Urban Farming Can Transform Our Cities—And Our - EcoWatch

How Urban Farming Can Transform Our Cities—And Our - EcoWatch | Food Systems | Scoop.it
As concerns mount over the accessibility and quality of meals in cities, urban agriculture is becoming a practical solution to give communities more choice—all while helping address greenhouse gas emissions from ...
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City puts urban farming on plate

City puts urban farming on plate | Food Systems | Scoop.it
The key to making local food the centrepiece of the city's emerging green economy is integration.
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7 Best Foods To Buy At The Farmer's Market - TownSquareBuzz.com

7 Best Foods To Buy At The Farmer's Market - TownSquareBuzz.com | Food Systems | Scoop.it
7 Best Foods To Buy At The Farmer's MarketTownSquareBuzz.comYes, farm-fresh produce tastes better, but there are dozens more reasons why you should support local food. But that's not the only reason you should start hitting up your weekly market.
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How to Slow Down Fast Food in Your Own Back Yard | Organic Connections

How to Slow Down Fast Food in Your Own Back Yard | Organic Connections | Food Systems | Scoop.it
A new report and how-to guide has come out about how we can fight the influence of big fast food companies on a local level—and win!
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Food to the Rescue - The Epoch Times

Food to the Rescue - The Epoch Times | Food Systems | Scoop.it
The Epoch TimesFood to the RescueThe Epoch TimesUrban agriculture is seen as a solution to problems ranging from too many people eating processed foods produced cheaply in distant factories to vegetables denatured with genetic modifications aimed...
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City Room: The Business of Urban Farming

City Room: The Business of Urban Farming | Food Systems | Scoop.it
A video explores the business model behind urban farms that are taking root in the city, propelled by an interest in locally grown produce.
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Mapping the government’s local food work as a way to keep it alive

Mapping the government’s local food work as a way to keep it alive | Food Systems | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass is more than just a window into the government's local food work. It's also an effort to ensure that work continues.
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Small-scale grains: Another piece of the locavore puzzle

Small-scale grains: Another piece of the locavore puzzle | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Most small farmers can't compete with the efficiency of industrial grain production, but a growing number are now offering heritage and landrace varieties in their local areas.
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Urban Agriculture » Leaf Litter Newsletter » Biohabitats Inc.

Urban Agriculture » Leaf Litter Newsletter » Biohabitats Inc. | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Thoughts on Urban Agriculture Throughout most of history, agriculture was tightly linked to the city. The production and distribution of produce and livestock… (RT @Biohabitats: Have you heard about Growing Cities?
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A new food system can create jobs - Upstart (blog)

A new food system can create jobs - Upstart (blog) | Food Systems | Scoop.it
A new food system can create jobsUpstart (blog)Enlarge Image » · The Good Food Revolution. Will Allen is the author with Charles Wilson of The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People and Communities, published by Gotham.
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Skills budding at incubator farm

Skills budding at incubator farm | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Incubator farms may not have the luxury of temperature and humidity control, but they do give new farmers a place to develop their skills.
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Urban Agriculture Summit – Everyone Likes Free Stuff!

Urban Agriculture Summit – Everyone Likes Free Stuff! | Food Systems | Scoop.it
Everyone Likes Free Stuff!! Toronto is known for its diverse mix of cultures and as such offers residents and visitors a world of experiences in cultural cuisine. Even though the cuisine may reflect cultures geographically ...
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Urban Agriculture Part III: Towards an Urban “Agri-puncture”

Urban Agriculture Part III: Towards an Urban “Agri-puncture” | Food Systems | Scoop.it
How we can extend the planning principles of Urban Acupuncture to include Urban Agriculture, turning our cities into productive, socially equitable landscapes.
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Is urban sprawl undermining food security? | The Urbanist

Is urban sprawl undermining food security? | The Urbanist | Food Systems | Scoop.it
The amount of prime agricultural land sterilised by urban sprawl is exaggerated when compared to all land used for farming.
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Washington State University’s 4-acre organic farm to expand to a 30-acres with $5-million dollar donation — City Farmer News

Washington State University’s 4-acre organic farm to expand to a 30-acres with $5-million dollar donation — City Farmer News | Food Systems | Scoop.it
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K. Rashid Nuri: Thoughts on the Urban Farm « Eternity Eats

K. Rashid Nuri: Thoughts on the Urban Farm « Eternity Eats | Food Systems | Scoop.it
A recent trend in the world of food and farming is the urban garden, which are sometimes called micro-farms. It's a phenomenon that has risen up as a result of the demand for chemical-free, wholesome food in the inner-city ...
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