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Building Integrated Agriculture | Arch [BE] Log

Building Integrated Agriculture | Arch [BE] Log | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
My research analyzes current practices, system integration, and case studies in urban agriculture, primarily based on resource efficiencies, environmental benefits, operation and design. The research is intended to ...
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A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You

A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops that underpin national diets originally came from somewhere else — often far away.
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Fascinating map of where your food comes from
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Raspberry Pi Controlled Aquaponics

Raspberry Pi Controlled Aquaponics | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aquaponics /ˈækwəˈpɒnɨks /, is a food production system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic...
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A New Vision in Agriculture, Urban Farming - Live Trading News

A New Vision in Agriculture, Urban Farming - Live Trading News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The shift: in 1900, 92% of Americans worked in agriculture, in Y 2014 it is less than 2%
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Growing Media Update #2 - Huge Surprise

Growing Media Update #2 - Huge Surprise | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In our original blog on the testing of our newly blended growing media, it was pointed out that there should have been a control item to establish a baseline performance by which to judg
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Introducing FarmBot Genesis

“FarmBot Genesis is humanity's first open-source CNC farming machine designed for at-home automated food production.” 

Project website: https://farmbot.io

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FarmBot.io


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Gary Barclay's curator insight, July 15, 5:56 AM
Always loved the idea of growing own food, now I can mix that with high tech!
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Spieth Skipping Olympics, Latest Star Golfer to Withdraw

Spieth Skipping Olympics, Latest Star Golfer to Withdraw | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Caleb Harper turned his career of designing data centers into a quest to help the next generation of farmers.
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Google, Airbnb, Other Tech Giants Waste Tons Of Food. This Group Rescues It

Google, Airbnb, Other Tech Giants Waste Tons Of Food. This Group Rescues It | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Because crab artichoke ravioli really shouldn't go to waste.
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Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday. The research involving more than 120,000 people was published in the Journal of the American Medical
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Oko Farms in Bushwick, Brooklyn: Little (Fish) Farm in the Big City

Oko Farms in Bushwick, Brooklyn: Little (Fish) Farm in the Big City | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Oko Farms is New York City's largest outdoor aquaponics farm. Co-founded and managed by Yemi Amu, they raise freshwater fish and a variety of vegetables and herbs on a formerly unused lot in the heart of Brooklyn.
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Aquaponics Farming Business Expands in the Twin Cities and Revitalizes Neighborhoods – The Global Grid

Aquaponics Farming Business Expands in the Twin Cities and Revitalizes Neighborhoods – The Global Grid | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Hyperlocal urbanist news from around the world. Featuring jobs and articles on architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, and engineering.
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Zeponic Farms Grows Food and Opportunities for Special Needs Community

Zeponic Farms Grows Food and Opportunities for Special Needs Community | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Unique Upstart Farmer Zeponic Farms (Virginia) brings together two big passions: growing food and opportunities for special needs adults.
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Revolutionary Floating Solar Farm Can Produce 8 Tons Of Vegetables Per Year

Revolutionary Floating Solar Farm Can Produce 8 Tons Of Vegetables Per Year | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It is undeniable that Overpopulation is becoming one of biggest causes of concern in the past yearrs According to the United Nations, the world population will reach 9.1 billion in 2050, requiring 70 percent more food than we currently...
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The Vertical Farm as the Ecosystem of the City - Dickson Despommier - AVF summit 2016

Dickson Despommier - Honorary Board Member & Emeritus Professor of Microbiology and Public Health at Columbia University Bio: I was born in New Orleans an
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Urban Farmers Create Healing Space for Dallas Veterans

Urban Farmers Create Healing Space for Dallas Veterans | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A city-owned lot is where they'll teach people how to grow food.
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Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world

Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies... everything is in the hands of these megacorporations. These graphics show how everything is connected.
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Would you live in an “agrihood”?

Would you live in an “agrihood”? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
So-called “agrihoods” are becoming a hot commodity in residential real estate, according to Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute.
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This Guy Spends $2.75 A Year On Food And Eats Like A King

This Guy Spends $2.75 A Year On Food And Eats Like A King | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Too bad this isn't legal everywhere.
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The YOU Diet: Amelia Freer on how to find the right diet for you

The YOU Diet: Amelia Freer on how to find the right diet for you | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer explains why there's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all diet
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Farmers worry who will control escaped genetically engineered bentgrass

Farmers worry who will control escaped genetically engineered bentgrass | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Read Farmers worry who will control escaped genetically engineered bentgrass from
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The CoolBar™ - Water-cooled LED Indoor Farming Technology

The CoolBar™ - Water-cooled LED Indoor Farming Technology | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The CoolBar ™ Indoor farming is about to get a lot more efficient. Reduce your HVAC costs with watercooled LED technology. Sign up for early updates.
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Organic Farming Could Feed The World, If Only We Would Let It

Organic Farming Could Feed The World, If Only We Would Let It | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new report argues against critics who claim industrial agriculture is the only way to meet the nutritional needs of a growing population.
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This Colorado Vertical Farm is Building Community Through Food

This Colorado Vertical Farm is Building Community Through Food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In a small mountain town near Pike’s Peak, an old boy’s home has been repurposed; the Colorado vertical farm is bringing food to a formerly food-dependent town.
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Marianne Cufone is Working to End Food Insecurity with Growing Local NOLA Aquaponics Farm

Marianne Cufone is Working to End Food Insecurity with Growing Local NOLA Aquaponics Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Marianne Cufone, Executive Director of Recirculating Farms Coalition and Farm Manager of Growing Local NOLA raises produce and fish in an aquaponics farm on an abandoned lot in New Orleans.
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Tell Your Customers How to Save Extra Basil - Upstart University

Tell Your Customers How to Save Extra Basil - Upstart University | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When you grow fresh herbs 365 days a year, your customers are bound to have extra at some point. Here's how they can save extra basil for later.
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