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Observing the rampant growth of urban gardening and agriculture around the world. http://urban-greens-watch.tumblr.com
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D’ « incroyables comestibles » et des potagers en partage

D’ « incroyables comestibles » et des potagers en partage | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it
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Friendship Gardens: Where the Plots Thicken

Friendship Gardens: Where the Plots Thicken | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it

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Network of community gardens sharing their food with victims of food insecurity.

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Ron Wolford's curator insight, December 15, 2012 11:18 AM

Friendship Gardens in  is an expanding network of community, school, faith-based, institutional, public, private, and backyard gardens. Most of our garden partnerships share their harvest for the benefit of Friendship Trays who provide over 750 meals a day to members of our community who have limited access to healthy food.

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Des jardins sur les toits pour les écoliers de New York

Des jardins sur les toits pour les écoliers de New York | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it
Teachers at schools with their own gardens are bringing their classrooms to nature, encouraging students to plant, harvest and experiment with solar and wind energy.

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Some interesting figures regarding rooftop garden investment costs.

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Vertical Gardening - Bright Agrotech (brightagrotech)

Vertical Gardening - Bright Agrotech (brightagrotech) | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it
Vertical Gardening is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.

Via Bright Agrotech
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Commercial aquaponics/hydroponics systems for industrial and hobbyists. An intensive and productivist vision of urban agriculture.

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Bright Agrotech's curator insight, December 13, 2012 2:28 PM

You can find us on Pinterest too! Lots of photos of the greenhouse and more #aquaponics videos!

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The Urban Farming Supply Chain In The Modern City — The Pop-Up City

The Urban Farming Supply Chain In The Modern City — The Pop-Up City | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it
As urban farming is becoming a serious business in many cities around the world, it's interesting to see how the city farming scene extends its influence from a ‘vacant-lots-only’ phenomenon to a 'rest-of-the-city' phenomenon.

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Specialized shops for urban gardeners and farmers pop up in British and American cities.

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Nourrir 12 millions de Franciliens - Conseil régional d'Île-de-France

Nourrir 12 millions de Franciliens - Conseil régional d'Île-de-France | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it
À lire : Nourrir 12 millions de Franciliens sur le site www.iledefrance.fr

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Très bon résumé statistique sur la production et la consommation agricole en Ile de France.

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Rooftop Farm above Car Dealership

Rooftop Farm above Car Dealership | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it
FarmRoof on Kaka’ako Car Dealership

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FarmRoof®'s curator insight, December 13, 2012 2:23 PM

It's been almost a year since we installed the FarmRoof above Kakaako.  As the Founder of FarmRoof I feel it is wise to periodically look back to see where we came from, and to identify where we are going.

 

A lot has happened in a year, and I am happy to say that I am extremely proud of what we have achieved.  And, I am thrilled about the direction we are heading.  More to follow...

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Agriculture urbaine : quelle définition ? une actualisation nécessaire? | AgriUrbain

Agriculture urbaine : quelle définition ? une actualisation nécessaire? | AgriUrbain | Urban Greens Watch | Scoop.it
Il existe de multiples définitions du concept « agriculture urbaine ». La majorité des chercheurs ou acteurs de l’...

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