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The World According to Monsanto

The World According to Monsanto | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @PermaMEDIA: The World According to Monsanto http://t.co/NYLNWGvN...
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Farming: Back to the Start | Organic Connections

Farming: Back to the Start | Organic Connections | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Coldplay's haunting classic 'The Scientist,' performed by country music legend Willie Nelson is the soundtrack of the short film, Back to the Start, depicting the life of a farmer as he slowly turns his farm into an industrial animal factory before...
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TEDxManhattan - Changing the Way We Eat

TEDxManhattan - Changing the Way We Eat | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it

Tip #3. Ask questions – One of the greatest benefits of buying your food straight from the farmer is talking directly with the person who grew the food.

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Urban farming essentials: Authors of a new, definitive guide tell all

Urban farming essentials: Authors of a new, definitive guide tell all | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
After Novella Carpenter’s critically acclaimed memoir Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer came out, she and friend Willow Rosenthal, the founder of West Oakland gardening nonprofit City S...

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If Spock Had A Farm - Spockwaponics

If Spock Had A Farm - Spockwaponics | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
If Spock Had A Farm - Spockwaponics: Captain, I must confess I find it highly illogical yet at the same time fascinating that the majorit... (Growing 1 million lbs of #food on 3 acres?
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Rooftop Farms and the Environment

Rooftop Farms and the Environment | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it

“the urban landscape is now larger than the rural landscape. I was looking at how much wasted rooftop space there is across the world…and it seemed crazy not to use that wasted space to be more sustainable and grow food. It motivated me to find a solution for rooftops…and alternative ways of producing food that’s more local.” Alan Joaquin, Founder of FarmRoof®

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My Job as a Bike Messenger - Hawaii Business - January 2012 - Hawaii

My Job as a Bike Messenger - Hawaii Business - January 2012 - Hawaii | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Kendall Sexton of Crosstown Couriers faces the ridiculously fun streets of Honolulu on bicycle.
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Bulgeria to focus on organic agriculture | www.commodityonline.com | 3

Bulgeria to focus on organic agriculture | www.commodityonline.com | 3 | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Bulgeria will focus on organic agriculture and products in the world exhibition for the food, agriculture, and gardening industry at International Green Week 2012 Berlin, according to Miroslav Naydenov, Minister of Agriculture and Food.
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Rooftop gardens could solve Singapore’s flooding problem | SmartPlanet

Rooftop gardens could solve Singapore’s flooding problem | SmartPlanet | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
In the last two years, rapid urbanization and changing weather patterns have lead to major flash floods in Singapore.
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Kamehameha Schools - Honolulu’s First Urban Rooftop Farm is Installed on Kaka‘ako Rooftop

Kamehameha Schools - Honolulu’s First Urban Rooftop Farm is Installed on Kaka‘ako Rooftop | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it

FarmRoof® today began installation of a 38,000 square foot, USDA certified organic farm on the roof of Auto Mart USA at 604 Ala Moana Boulevard. The farm is the first urban rooftop farm in Hawai‘i and FarmRoof’s largest.

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Tenth Acre Farms: An Abandoned Brooklyn Basketball Court Transformed into a Lush Green Space | Inhabitat New York City

Tenth Acre Farms: An Abandoned Brooklyn Basketball Court Transformed into a Lush Green Space | Inhabitat New York City | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it

On an abandoned basketball court in Brooklyn, three young entrepreneurs planted a lush green farm.

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Food Demand to Double by 2050, Urban Agriculture to Become Increasingly Important

Food Demand to Double by 2050, Urban Agriculture to Become Increasingly Important | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
A new study says that food demand will double by 2050 and the researchers paint a doomsday scenario. Too bad they forgot about sustainable innovations in farming.
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Detroit’s Urban Agriculture Movement Could Help ‘Green’ the City

Detroit’s Urban Agriculture Movement Could Help ‘Green’ the City | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
In 1989 Detroit's residents formed the organization Greening of Detroit, a project originally established in order to improve the city's suffering ecosystem.
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Urban gardens: The future of food?

Urban gardens: The future of food? | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
It's easy to make fun of, but as more and more farming moves downtown, eating local is taking on a new flavor...
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Safe Employees = Safe Food : Marler Blog : Food Poisoning Lawyer & Attorney : Bill Marler : Marler Clark

Safe Employees = Safe Food : Marler Blog : Food Poisoning Lawyer & Attorney : Bill Marler : Marler Clark | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Food poisoning lawyer Bill Marler provides commentary on foodborne illness outbreaks, lawsuits, and litigation.

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CouchSurfing - New York City

CouchSurfing - New York City | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it

Rooftop farming is the cultivation of produce for food on the roof of a building. In many ways, rooftop farming is a specialized application of what is often referred to as a ‘roof garden’. In addition to the aesthetic, recreational, ecological, and architectural benefits provided by roof gardens, rooftop farming’s focus on local food production supplies its maintainers and the community with fresh produce and promotes small-scale local agriculture as well as a tangible connection to the food source.

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Long-running experiment shows organic farming is profitable | Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Long-running experiment shows organic farming is profitable | Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it

Organic crop systems can provide similar yields and much higher economic returns than a conventional corn-soybean rotation, according to thirteen years of data from a side-by-side comparison at Iowa State University’s Neely-Kinyon Research and Demonstration Farm.

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‘Just Label It’: New video from the Food, Inc. guy

Food, Inc. filmmaker Robert Kenner has a new project about labeling of GMO foods. This one's a short video, not a feature film, so it'll only take three minutes of your life to check it out:



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WWOOF! The Movie

“WWOOF! The Movie” tells the story of two American honeymooners as they travel the globe volunteering on organic farms. (I just backed WWOOF!
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Urban agriculture, a meeting point between urban and rural worlds - French Food in the US

Urban agriculture, a meeting point between urban and rural worlds - French Food in the US | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Urban agriculture, a meeting point between urban and rural worlds - French Food in the US: http://t.co/EkaXXRiR via @franceintheus...
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Green Roofs: The Apex of Green Living

A green roof is a conservationist’s dream. Here’s how to get started.
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Fish and veg take to the skies | Green Futures Magazine

Fish and veg take to the skies | Green Futures Magazine | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Forum for the Future is a non-profit organisation working globally with business and government to create a sustainable future. (RT @GreenFutures: RT @sustaincities Could urban farming actually become profitable?

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Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm!

Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm! | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it
Located atop a 40,000 square foot warehouse in NYC, Brooklyn Grange is the world's largest rooftop farm.
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Watch the Film Trailer

Watch the Film Trailer | Sustainable Urban Agriculture | Scoop.it

A film that inspires us to live Hawaii and love Hawaii through food. We tell stories of Hawaii’s food communities who are growing inspiration to reclaim culture, human health & environmental sustainability in surprising ways.

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