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Five Reasons Why Urban Farming is the Most Important Movement of our Time

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Five Reasons Why Urban Farming is the Most Important Movement of our Time (RT @GOOD: Five reasons why urban farming is the most important movement of our time: http://t.co/MkXJozPs...)...
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The ELF could replace a car for a lot of people

The ELF could replace a car for a lot of people | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Snow might shut down Raleigh-Durham but this trike just keeps going.
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Why the Strawberry Industry is Failing (And What’s Going to Happen Next)

Why the Strawberry Industry is Failing (And What’s Going to Happen Next) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The strawberry industry boomed with the introduction of new techniques and pesticides. Read a summary of that history and a prediction for what will happen next.
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Some California farmers to go without federal water

Some California farmers to go without federal water | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted.
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A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms

A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World's First Vertical Farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A unique conveyer belt design allows the three-story greenhouse to be efficient and sustainable, providing jobs and fresh produce to Jackson.
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Now You Don't Have a REASON Not to TRY Our Shots!!!

Now You Don't Have a REASON Not to TRY Our Shots!!! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We have had a lot of interest in our Matcha Sole Daily Shots but many are put off by the need to buy our 4 oz. bottles. We packaged our Matcha Sole Shots in a smaller 1 oz. size that will be...
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Testing Hydroponics Nutrients - YouTube

In this video, Dr. Nate Storey of Bright Agrotech and Haydn Christensen of BayBerry Fresh talk about testing hydroponics nutrients for hobby or commercial hy...
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Ask the Doc: Episode #3 - Crude Protein for Fish, Organic Nutrients and Worms?!

Ask the Doc: Episode #3 - Crude Protein for Fish, Organic Nutrients and Worms?! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Coffee leaf tea is the hottest new beverage

Coffee leaf tea is the hottest new beverage | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Not only is coffee leaf tea delicious and nutritious, but it also offers a more stable source of income for coffee growers in Latin America.
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Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

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Surprising??? Not really!!!

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Three Sci-Fi Designs for the Future of Farming | WIRED

Three Sci-Fi Designs for the Future of Farming | WIRED | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Three scenarios for what farming might be like in 2115, when bioterrorism and weather manipulation are commonplace.
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New Mexico legislature considering bill to allow aquaponics systems - Undercurrent News

New Mexico legislature considering bill to allow aquaponics systems
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Businesses such as Morales are the reason why the president of the Mexico Aquaponics Association, Michael McNar, is pushing for the bill to pass.
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NEW  Matcha sole shots ...

NEW  Matcha sole shots ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Here is something that popped up and sent us back to the proverbial drawing board. While visiting several local juice bars and noting that there are many items that could be added to boost a...
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Questions? Ask Dr. Nate Storey - Hydro & Aquaponics Expert

Questions? Ask Dr. Nate Storey - Hydro & Aquaponics Expert | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Questions about aquaponics, hydroponics, vertical farming, commercial farming? Ask Bright Agrotech's Dr. Nate Storey - The aquaponics expert.
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Episode 4 ... Seed Quality, Fish Tanks and Fingerlings in Strange Places!

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The Green Bronx Machine CAN!

The Green Bronx Machine CAN! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Help the Green Bronx Machine build the National Health and Wellness Center at PS 55 in the South Bronx.
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Take A Mouth-Watering Tour Of School Lunches From Around The World (And The Embarrassing U.S. Equivalent)

Take A Mouth-Watering Tour Of School Lunches From Around The World (And The Embarrassing U.S. Equivalent) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Eating at the school cafeteria could've been amazingif you grew up almost anywhere but the U.S.
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A Thirsty, Violent World - The New Yorker

A Thirsty, Violent World - The New Yorker | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing hunger and the struggle to find clean water for billions of people are clearly connected.
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growing food in the city via hydroponics can go a long way in solving an enormous problem ...

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What is Hydroponics? A Brief Introduction - YouTube

Hydroponics is simply growing plants without the use of soil. Dig deeper in this post: http://brightagrotech.com/what-is-hydroponics In this video, vertical ...
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Freight Farms: How Boston Gets Local Greens, Even When Buried In Snow

Freight Farms: How Boston Gets Local Greens, Even When Buried In Snow | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Big metal shipping containers are often used to import food from around the globe. Now, two Boston entrepreneurs are modifying those containers to grow local produce hydroponically, 365 days a year.
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Unintended Consequences Or Strange Synergies

Unintended Consequences Or Strange Synergies | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
During a recent conversation I had with a chef about ingredients like our original solein combination with things. The point jogged a memory of one of my first impressions of using the sole. I had...
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How About A Microgreen Forest ...

How About A Microgreen Forest ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fun kit with dun pea microgreens. Seeded with some space, the peas grew up and TALL, photos are of plants at 12 days. These really fun to grow microgreens can be multiple harvested. Simply snip off...
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Raspberry Pi & Arduino are the brains of this automated DIY vertical hydroponic garden

Raspberry Pi & Arduino are the brains of this automated DIY vertical hydroponic garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Combining common hardware store parts with readily available micro-controllers yields an automated vertical hydroponic garden system for indoors or outdoor growing.
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Cuba’s Urban Farming Revolution: How to Create Self-Sufficient Cities

Cuba’s Urban Farming Revolution: How to Create Self-Sufficient Cities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Havanas’s unique agricultural infrastructure emerged from punishing trade sanctions following the fall of the USSR but today provides an exemplary precedent that could be applied worldwide
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The Evolution of the Puget Sound Food Hub

The Evolution of the Puget Sound Food Hub | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Connecting small farmers to broader markets is the business of the Puget Sound Food Hub. Read about how they are making an impact one farm at a time.
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The New Lemonade Stand - A healthier way to do classroom fundraising - YouTube

Meet the New Lemonade Stand, a fundraising idea for your classroom that might just change your attitude about wrapping paper and bake sales forever. Learn mo...
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