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Living Green Roofs for Food and Biodiversity
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KK FOOD REVIEWS: Sungkai Promo at The Roof Restaurant

KK FOOD REVIEWS: Sungkai Promo at The Roof Restaurant | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
But don't just listen to me, you should have a go at ALL the stalls available there to fully get your money's worth! ;). Share/Save/Bookmark. Sungkai Promo at The Roof Restaurant. Posted by Jacquelin.
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On the Right's Lethal Prescription for the Global Economy - Scoop.co.nz

On the Right's Lethal Prescription for the Global Economy - Scoop.co.nz | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
On the Right's Lethal Prescription for the Global EconomyScoop.co.nzStock markets jittery, the price of gold heading through the roof… the vandalising of the US economy by the Republican Party is showing every sign of having global repercussions, ...
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Somalia Children dying of Starvation in the Thousands - Gather.com

Somalia Children dying of Starvation in the Thousands - Gather.com | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Somalia Children dying of Starvation in the ThousandsGather.comFood, clean water and a roof over one's head—these are the most basic needs of survival.
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Twitter / Green Roofs: #permaculture - made wonde ...

#permaculture - made wonderful organic hummus this am w overload on #rooftop chiles & poblanos #greenroof agriculture
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#permaculture - made wonderful organic hummus this am w overload on #rooftop chiles & poblanos #greenroof agriculture (RT @permagriculture: RT @kevinsonger #permaculture - made wonderful organic hummus this am w overload on #rooftop chiles & poblanos...
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Tasche at Kaiser Rooftop Garden Concert Series on Fri Aug 05, 2011

Tasche at Kaiser Rooftop Garden Concert Series on Fri Aug 05, 2011 | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it

Tasche at Kaiser Rooftop Garden Concert Series on Fri Aug 05, 2011 (RT @taschevibe: Tasche has a show on 08/05/2011 at 12:00 PM @ Kaiser Rooftop Garden ...)...
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Building a sky-high community garden | OpenFile

Building a sky-high community garden | OpenFile | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it

New West - Building a sky-high community garden http://t.co/UB5v7V9...
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Vegetable gardening on a rooftop

Vegetable gardening on a rooftop | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it

Q. I'm looking for information on rooftop vegetable gardening. (Rooftop vegetable gardening - KDVR: A: Interest in green roofs is increasing.
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Bee a good neighbor - Philadelphia Inquirer

Bee a good neighborPhiladelphia InquirerHe starts his route on the roof of a food-pantry warehouse in North Philadelphia and ends in West Philly, making stops at a Queen Village art gallery and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pop-Up Garden...
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Fresh produce hard to come by in city's 'food deserts' - Woonsocket Call

Fresh produce hard to come by in city's 'food deserts' - Woonsocket Call | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Fresh produce hard to come by in city's 'food deserts'Woonsocket CallNelken says a few big cities have overcome daunting challenges to create coop-style outlets like that Wojcik suggests, places where mainline supermarkets and other purveyors all...
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BBC News - Berlin's guerrilla gardeners cultivate rebellion

BBC News - Berlin's guerrilla gardeners cultivate rebellion | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Arsonists and saboteurs are at one extreme of Berlin's counter-culture but, as Stephen Evans reports, some opt for gentler means of railing against society.
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A New Generation of Victory Gardens: NRDC's Sustainable Food Awards Show Emergence of Urban Farming

A New Generation of Victory Gardens: NRDC's Sustainable Food Awards Show Emergence of Urban Farming | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
During World War II, Americans planted over 20 million victory gardens, producing 8 million tons of food. With a 21st century revolution in urban farming, the victory garden may be making a comeback
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Up on the roof

Up on the roof | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Imagine being cooped up in an office all day and then returning to your urban home and walking out on to a rooftop which has been transformed into a tapestry of colour, texture and calm.
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Living Green Roofs!: Native Plants for Green Roofs - Exploring Potential Ecosystem Types

Living Green Roofs!: Native Plants for Green Roofs - Exploring Potential Ecosystem Types | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Exploring Native Habitats for #GreenRoof plants :) http://ow.ly/3RfiC
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Kids Planting and Harvesting on the Breaking Ground Green Roof ...

Kids Planting and Harvesting on the Breaking Ground Green Roof ... | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Nine children joined us, along with Kevin Songer of Metro Verde, to plant some native wildflowers, pick some fruits and vegetables and learn how to grow beautiful native plants on a rooftop, where normally we only see ...
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Wakefern Distribution Center in Newark Breaks Ground - CoStar Group

Wakefern Distribution Center in Newark Breaks Ground - CoStar Group | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Wakefern Distribution Center in Newark Breaks GroundCoStar GroupThe refrigerated warehouse will incorporate solar panels on the roof and machinery operated by hydrogen fuel cells, said David Forem, project coordinator for Newark Farmers Market and...
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Roasted beets and Avery's Salvation make a perfect snack - Westword (blog)

Roasted beets and Avery's Salvation make a perfect snack - Westword (blog) | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Westword (blog)Roasted beets and Avery's Salvation make a perfect snackWestword (blog)In fact, the more time spent under a roof, the more she becomes, um, a very unpleasant woman.
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Enjoyed barbecue on roof of our suite @AzulFives. Food & ... on Twitpic


Enjoyed barbecue on roof of our suite @AzulFives. Food & experience was outstanding!
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London Farm Tower: Sustainable Skyscraper Could Meet 20 Percent of City’s Food Demand

London Farm Tower: Sustainable Skyscraper Could Meet 20 Percent of City’s Food Demand | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it

Brandon Martella’s “London Farm Tower” is a sustainable architecture design that operates like a tree – it depends on solar energy and rain water to grow and survive.
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Plenty of room & food for @CruiseRadio here on roof of su... on Twitpic


Plenty of room & food 4 @CruiseRadio here on roof of suite @AzulFives! Sunset was amazing. Tweet later!
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How To Start A Rooftop Garden


A rooftop garden is a great way to socialize with neighbors (http://guides.wikinut.com/How-To-Start-A-Rooftop-Garden/p0p4j8fu/...)...
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Grow Local and Eat Local, City Council Says - New York Times (blog)

Grow Local and Eat Local, City Council Says - New York Times (blog) | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)Grow Local and Eat Local, City Council SaysNew York Times (blog)... would be exempt from height limits, if it occupies less than one-third of the rooftop.
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Super foods for the superficial - Sydney Morning Herald

Super foods for the superficial - Sydney Morning Herald | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Super foods for the superficialSydney Morning HeraldA decade later, the fruit was anointed superfood status for containing extraordinary antioxidant qualities and global sales went through the roof. Salmon and broccoli entered the same exalted ranks.
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Making neighbourhood 'green' with envy - The Times of India

Terrace or rooftop gardening has become many a city couple's latest style statement, thanks to growing apartment culture.
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Biggest NY affordable complex since '70s under way - WSJ.com

Biggest NY affordable complex since '70s under way - WSJ.com | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — The first phase of New York City's largest affordable housing complex since the 1970s is slated to open in 2014 and will feature rooftop decks and gardens, as well as 5 acres of waterfront parks and views of Manhattan's skyline, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday.
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Living Green Roofs!: Green Roof Tale of Two Turnips, Rooftop Garden v. Ground Level Garden

Living Green Roofs!: Green Roof Tale of Two Turnips, Rooftop Garden v. Ground Level Garden | Rooftop Permaculture & Biodiversity | Scoop.it
Vegetables on #GreenRoofs grow better http://ow.ly/3TOAz #rooftop permaculture
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