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Vertical farms solve land problem

With land prices at a premium in Singapore, vertical farms with rotating vertical racks present a sustainable solution while cutting down pollution.
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As Millennials demand better meals, Big Food shifts to keep up

As Millennials demand better meals, Big Food shifts to keep up | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tyson Foods announced this week it will eliminate human antibiotics from its chickens by 2017, following announcements by McDonald's, Kraft, and Chipotle.

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, May 4, 6:14 PM

One more reason to have hope for future generations

Sharon Lezberg's curator insight, May 5, 9:51 AM

Will changes in consumption patterns change the food industry? Keep in mind that these corporations exist for profit, and they want to capture market share. The key to reforming food systems is local enterprise and local control.

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Planting school gardens, growing futures

Planting school gardens, growing futures | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing STEM Gardens to benefit kids' learning and connect them to nature.
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Quarterly Newsletter - Spring 2015

Quarterly Newsletter - Spring 2015 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The AVF adds seven new corporate members! Learn about Association for Vertical Farming Summit 2015 Beijing and the new AVF Careers Portal. Reach new heights: Join the AVF today!
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Something Big Coming ...

Something Big Coming ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Watch for our big announcement this weekend ...
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Christophe CESETTI's comment, May 2, 5:18 AM
http://webcoredesign.fr/cheminstransition/micro_fermes.php
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Thanks for link ... beautiful work ...
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New Stores, New Products

New Stores, New Products | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our Bay Area grower Local Greens has just announced availability of their produce in the Andronico's Community Markets, a wonderful food boutique providing a spotlight on local producers. This...
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A Tool Made Possible by Necessity

A Tool Made Possible by Necessity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I wanted to have the ability to top water some of our trays with something more than a mist but less than just pouring water from a bottle. I searched for watering cans on the internet and it is...
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Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes

Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As people age, cooking can become difficult or even physically impossible. It's one reason people move to assisted living. One company offers a chef to cook healthy, affordable meals at home.

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Announcing the First Hybrid Micro Farm

Announcing the First Hybrid Micro Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our First Hybrid Micro Farm has been harvested. Here are the results from this combination of radish and arugula that we grew out and harvested after two weeks. These pictures give you the graphic...
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Two Chefs Want To Revolutionize Fast Food -- By Making It Healthy

Two Chefs Want To Revolutionize Fast Food -- By Making It Healthy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The term "food desert" -- which refers to areas without ready access to wholesome food, especially poor urban neighborhoods -- has become a potent buzzword in food policy circles over the past few years. Eliminating food deserts is now a pr...
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Clara BayRic's curator insight, April 28, 4:36 AM

El món actual, el d'avui dia, cada cop s'està modernitzant més i tots els àmbits de la vida moderna cada cop estan més avançats tecnològicament. En tots els camps es volen fer innovacions i el món de la gastronomia és ideal per a sorprendre els comensals.

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Old New Jersey Factory to House Earth's Largest Vertical Farm

Old New Jersey Factory to House Earth's Largest Vertical Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Opening this year in Newark, this 69,000-square-foot space will grow 2 million pounds of pesticide-free produce each year, turning an old steel factory into the largest indoor farm on the planet, 7...
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PHOTOS: Farming On Church's Roof Provides Food For A Hungry Community

PHOTOS: Farming On Church's Roof Provides Food For A Hungry Community | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In 1984, Rev. Gene Bolin prayed over his church's newly purchased building in a distressed neighborhood in New York City. “God,” the pastor petitioned, “help us to put this building to use 24/7.”

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School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better And Eat Healthier. So Why Aren't They Everywhere?

School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better And Eat Healthier. So Why Aren't They Everywhere? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The case for garden-based learning in schools seems simple, even obvious, at first: What harm could there be in encouraging young children to connect with nature and learn more about the ecology around them, including where the food they eat comes fr...
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Design Innovation from Terra Farms

Design Innovation from Terra Farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our Indian company, Terra Farms has a wonderful vision of an Urban Vertical Farm. Go to their most recent blog entry to see more ...
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Town square anywhere via cargo bike pop-up

Town square anywhere via cargo bike pop-up | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Bicycles turned into pop-up town squares. An ingenious idea for instant community. What could be better as we head into National Bike Month?
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Projects

Projects | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Terra farms was called in to create a herb, vege, edible flowers, salad greens and microgreens garden at a studio in 3 days for the Master of all chefs in India Chef Sanjeev...
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Vertical farms, smart ceilings and national pride at the world fair

Vertical farms, smart ceilings and national pride at the world fair | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Expo Milano is a makeshift city studded with spectacular pavilions. In an attempt to outshine each other at the world fair, which opens today, 143 countr
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A Salad Equivalent Dose of Goodness

A Salad Equivalent Dose of Goodness | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We published yesterday a blog on our sister site, Urbafresh Organics about a diet that may help with Alzheimers. What to do about Alzheimers was the provocative title and outlined a MIND diet that...
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What To Do About Alzheimers

What To Do About Alzheimers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Alzheimers and related cognitive impairment events are robbing us daily and increasingly hitting our aging population. An article today entitled " A Diet Might Cut the Risk of Developing Alzheimers "...
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Ask Dr. Nate Episode 12: Lighting for Vertical Farms

Ask Dr. Nate Episode 12: Lighting for Vertical Farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In the final episode of Ask the Doc, Dr. Nate addresses questions about lighting for vertical farming, including extended light cycles and light movement.
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3 Key Nutrients For Better Brainpower

3 Key Nutrients For Better Brainpower | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By Nancy Christie

When it comes to what we eat, we usually worry more about our waistlines than our wisdom. But a diet that contains a wide assortment of healthy foods and nutrients doesn’t just benefit your body; it may protect your bra...
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consistently there are leafy greens ... and by extension the power of microgreens

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Harvest Time at The Hybrid Farm

Harvest Time at The Hybrid Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We have harvested our first Microgreen Microherb Micro Farm and we are astounded with the results. We grow our farm out for around 2 weeks and were waiting for the radishes to put out their true...
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Big News and South African Views 

Big News and South African Views  | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We thought you would like to see a really super sandwich from South Africa that my daughter found on her travels there. Called a Prego and lovingly draped with really nice microgreens, this is...
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The Countdown is ON ...

The Countdown is ON ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The opening and unveiling to the world of the largest food producing wall in the world will be on May 1, 2015 at the Milan Worlds Fair. This photo at the left is an actual shot done this week showing...
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