Overfishing has reduced fish populations and biodiversity across much of the world’s oceans. In response, fisheries are increasingly reliant on a handful of highly valuable shellfish. However, new research shows this approach to be extremely risky.
Microgreens - a product and growing process that anyone can do AND everyone should eat ... Urbaform has been searching for kit that will allow an entry point for all who have interest in this...
Alan Yoshioka's insight:
have been looking for a kit to grow highly nutritious and tasty microgreens for a long time ... Urban Hydro Greens has partnered with Urbaform to offer a home kit to introduce people to growing and consuming these incredibly nutritious addition to any diet ... check it out !!!
Green roofs don't work unless you plant them with diverse, local plants Grist Don't freak out, but there's a problem with green roofs: They're not necessarily greener than ordinary roofs. Soooooo kind of a major problem.
Fort Collins considers ways to feed and nurture urban agriculture The Coloradoan The city of Fort Collins is considering changes to its land-use code that would allow for more urban agriculture, including community gardens, small farm operations...
Urban Farming Projects - These urban farming projects have been created to subsidize farmers feeding cities. The demand for fresh ... High-Rise Parks. Vertical City in Mexico City Designed to Help Reduce Smog (GALLERY) ...
Will Allen is a farmer, but not in the conventional sense of the word: he doesn't live on multiple acres outside of his hometown of Milwaukee, he doesn't driv (RT @JosephRanseth: Urban farm reduces gang violence http://t.co/oLHmeU4TNr)...
What happens to the 40% of food produced but never eaten in the U.S. each year, the mounds of perfect fruit passed over by grocery store shoppers, the tons of meat and milk left to expire? (What a great use for spoiled food.
With incredible advances in space exploration, the idea of harvesting crops and planting gardens in space is leaving the realm of science fiction and becoming a reality. Research in astrobiology, a.k.a.
Vertical growing system allows sustainable hydroponic or organic agriculture and Urban Farming. Vertical growing systems allow food to be grown sustainably anywhere using a fraction of the water energy used in traditional farming.
"In Short Supply" is an official selection of the 2012 United Nations Association Film Festival and will screen in the San Francisco Bay Area in October 2012... (RT @COSAGHouse: Plight of the #smallfarm #rualamerica We need options!
Alan Yoshioka's insight:
our food system is broken, our ag system is broken ... small farmers growing fruits and vegetables need govt support ... not the big farm interests !!!