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Hold the French Fries! School Lunch Just Got Healthier with USDA Ruling

Hold the French Fries! School Lunch Just Got Healthier with USDA Ruling | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
“Parents can now imagine their children coming home from school with a newfound love for spinach, sweet potatoes and whole-wheat spaghetti."...
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Wheat Berry Biogenic Sprouting Mix, 2 Packs Organic Non GMO Hard Wheat Sprouting Seed & Reusable Sprouting Bag

Wheat Berry Biogenic Sprouting Mix, 2 Packs Organic Non GMO Hard Wheat Sprouting Seed & Reusable Sprouting Bag | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Ann Wigmore, the mother of wheatgrass juicing, referred to the healthy nutrition derived from plants and in particular sprouts as nutrients from a
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Giant shipping containers to house new food hub at Wapping Wharf

Giant shipping containers to house new food hub at Wapping Wharf | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Giant recycled shipping containers will be used to create new restaurants in the heart of Bristol. It will be the city's first retail hub made of shipping containers – a concept that has...
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There's no fuming about this food truck – it's electric.

There's no fuming about this food truck – it's electric. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
On the whole, I'd rather be in Philadelphia, eating Philly Greens.
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Japanese firm to open world’s first robot-run farm

Japanese firm to open world’s first robot-run farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Spread says it will open the fully automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process

Via Pierre-André Marechal
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West Louisville to get $23M, 40-job indoor farm

West Louisville to get $23M, 40-job indoor farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The West Louisville FoodPort gained traction with preliminary approval of tax incentives for a $23.5 million indoor farm 
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Expanded USDA Microloans Program Increases Opportunity for Small and Beginning Farmers | National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Expanded USDA Microloans Program Increases Opportunity for Small and Beginning Farmers | National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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The world's first robot-run farm will harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce daily

The world's first robot-run farm will harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce daily | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It could represent the future of farming.
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Astronauts and Arugula: Using Space-Station Technology to Grow Food - Modern Farmer

Astronauts and Arugula: Using Space-Station Technology to Grow Food - Modern Farmer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Infinite Harvest, an indoor vertical farm in Lakewood, Colorado, provides a glimpse into the future of global large-scale food production.
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Modular Farms - Indoor Vertical Farming Solutions

Modular Farms is and indoor vertical farming company that develops modular container farms for indoor agriculture.
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Going Green in 2016

Going Green in 2016 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Have you ever noticed that most of the superfoods and super drinks are a deep green in color. Kale, broccoli, wheatgrass, green tea, greens, algae. The color green of all is principally derived from...
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Automated indoor vertical farm will produce 30,000 heads of lettuce per day

Automated indoor vertical farm will produce 30,000 heads of lettuce per day | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This farmerless farm will also be soilless and sunless, instead relying on robotics, LEDs, and hydroponics to grow lettuce in Kyoto, Japan.
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The Most Innovative Farmers Around - Upstart Farmers

The Most Innovative Farmers Around - Upstart Farmers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our farmers, Upstart Farmers, are the Most Innovative Farmers Around
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East Chicago greenhouse to become organic garden for needy

East Chicago greenhouse to become organic garden for needy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
EAST CHICAGO — A Hoosier-made aquaponics system for growing organic fruits and vegetables with zero waste will be used to feed the hungry.
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Biogenics and Our Qi Sprouts

Biogenics and Our Qi Sprouts | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Ann Wigmore based her ideas and processes on "biogenic" substances. Biogenic refers to natural sources of of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and amino acids (protein). She believed the biogenic...
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Sprouted Wheat or Wheat Berry Sprout Kit

Sprouted Wheat or Wheat Berry Sprout Kit | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sprout your own wheat berries to give you a nice dose of fiber and nutrition. Nutty and sweet, these sprouts go with just about anything. Our kit contains two 4 oz packs of organic Non GMO hard red wheat seeds and a reusable sprouting bag. Great live food in 1-3 days right in your kitchen.
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If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?

Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots.
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I really enjoyed reading this article because it gave me a different inside perspective on the aspects of growing natural local food. Right now I am a student at California State University Channel Islands and I have an interest in becoming some sort of farmer one day. So with all honesty, I found this article very informational due to the fact that I did not know the University of Hawai’i had classes on the construction and production of agriculture.  Actually reading about the insights of students who have experienced this type of life has helped me realize I have always had a soft side for growing plants of the natural environment. One thing that caught my attention revolved around the idea of starting a business through the concepts of farming. So what I want to say is that I am interested in the idea of owning my own business and farm. It helps me realize how I want to help the world and my community by growing food we all can eat. 

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10 Easy Swaps for an Eco-Friendly Home

10 Easy Swaps for an Eco-Friendly Home | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Switch out your everyday items for these green-friendly products and homemade cleaners—and save some cash too.


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FarmedHere has high ambitions with new 60,000 sq ft vertical farm

FarmedHere has high ambitions with new 60,000 sq ft vertical farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The US city of Louisville, KY, is set to become home to a major new vertical farm. The FarmedHere facility will be part of the new 24-ac (9.7-ha) West Louisville FoodPort that will be home to a community of food-related businesses. It will grow microgreens, herbs and vegetables.
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The future of agriculture is an indoor vertical farm half the size of a Wal-Mart

The future of agriculture is an indoor vertical farm half the size of a Wal-Mart | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Perfect conditions make for happier plants.
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ZipGrow Canada - Distributors of Bright Agrotech Products in Canada

ZipGrow Canada - Distributors of Bright Agrotech Products in Canada | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Modular Farms is the exclusive distributor and manufacturer of ZipGrow technology from Bright Agrotech to the Canadian marketplace.
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This Flatpack 2-Story Farm Is Designed To Pop Up On Empty Lots

This Flatpack 2-Story Farm Is Designed To Pop Up On Empty Lots | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A farm in a shipping container that you can assemble yourself.
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Community Composting Grows from a Seed into a Movement

Community Composting Grows from a Seed into a Movement | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Three years ago, Dustin Fedako attended the US Composting Council’s annual conference. As founder of Compost Pedallers, a bike-powered compost recycling program in Austin, Texas, Fedako didn’t know what to expect from the conference, which is geared toward the industrial composting model. He just wanted to “sponge up as much as he could.” He learned a lot and he also spent a lot of time explaining what community composting is.
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Why the Future Is Bright for the World’s Poorest Farmers

Why the Future Is Bright for the World’s Poorest Farmers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Technology is transforming farming even in the world’s poorest countries. Bill Gates shares how the future of agriculture will shape up.
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Urban Farmers given room to grow with PHX Renews

Urban Farmers given room to grow with PHX Renews | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A vacant lot-filling initiative called PHX Renews is one of several programs downtown helping to fund and train aspiring urban farmers grow produce.
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