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Elevating Urban Farms onto Rooftops

Elevating Urban Farms onto Rooftops | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Visit Green Roof Technology's blog for the latest news and happenings in the living wall and eco roof industry. (Rooftop #wine tasting?
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These Impossible Buildings Make M.C. Escher Look Quaint | WIRED

These Impossible Buildings Make M.C. Escher Look Quaint | WIRED | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Each of Filip Dujardin's creations is meticulously constructed, teetering on a fine edge between reality and absurdity.
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Communities are declaring themselves Bee City USA

Communities are declaring themselves Bee City USA | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Towns self-identifying as pollinator friendly in an effort to help advance the cause of bee conservation. It might even help the economy.
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'Farmers are the real rock stars,' Mario Batali says

'Farmers are the real rock stars,' Mario Batali says | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
If you want to cook like a chef, skip the gadgets and tools. Get to know a farmer. That’s Mario Batali’s latest mantra and the focus of his 10th cookbook.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 20, 5:34 PM

Good food in the kitchen starts with good food in the garden.

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Organic Full Spectrum Sea Solids

Organic Full Spectrum Sea Solids | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A shortage or imbalance of trace nutrients can manifest itself in many debilitating diseases and breakdowns in critical functions in our bodies.  This lack of key nutritional elements has been...
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Our new nutritional products in addition to sea solid fertilizer ... read our journey to wellness for backgroun

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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 20, 5:34 PM

We use sea based nutrients in our soil mixes to an extent.

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How food waste differs around the world

How food waste differs around the world | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
About 24% of food calories produced for people get wasted on the journey from farm to plate. But how that happens is very different depending on where you live.
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Aneolia - abiss® instruments's curator insight, October 17, 7:21 AM

Very interesting chart about how food waste differs around the world

Eric Larson's curator insight, October 17, 6:35 PM

Interesting issue.

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Big THANKS to ALL WHO VOTED !!!

Big THANKS to ALL WHO VOTED !!! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It appears we have made the cut !!!   We have just passed the 250 Vote mark so we are now officially one of the finalists moving on to be judged by the panel of judges.   Couldn't have done it...
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The "first man-made biological leaf" could enable humans to colonise space

RCA graduate Julian Melchiorri says the synthetic biological leaf he developed, which absorbs water and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen just like a plant, could…

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Mission Main St Grant

Mission Main St Grant | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urbaform is attempting to kickstart our expansion into new markets.  We need your help in getting to the next step in our quest to obtain funds via the Chase Mission Main St Grants program.  We...
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We have till Friday to get 250 votes ... we are less than 100 short ... Please help us and vote now ...

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EPA Approves New Weed Killer For Engineered Crops

EPA Approves New Weed Killer For Engineered Crops | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has approved a new version of a popular weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.
The EPA said Wednesday that it will allow the use of a 2,4-D weed kil...
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Get Free Fruits and Vegetables at Harlem Community Food Hub - Central Harlem - DNAinfo.com New York

Get Free Fruits and Vegetables at Harlem Community Food Hub - Central Harlem - DNAinfo.com New York | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The food pantry will be open five days a week and host a farm share program every Tuesday.
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Solar-powered cargo trikes offer clean 'last mile' food transport in Amsterdam

Solar-powered cargo trikes offer clean 'last mile' food transport in Amsterdam | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By delivering local food products to cafes, restaurants, and catering businesses with solar-powered electric cargo trikes, Foodlogica aims to clean up the last leg of the local food transport system.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 14, 6:30 PM

Interesting idea.

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Upgrade to Carrot: It's what a vegetable should be.

Upgrade to Carrot: It's what a vegetable should be. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Instead of downloading yet another health app, try Carrot instead. It promises to seamlessly deliver fresh, quality nutrients to your body, wirelessly.
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Las Vegas How About A Green Wall ???

Las Vegas How About A Green Wall ??? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
While we are waiting to hear from the Chase Main St grant judges, we would like to keep the momentum generated by our efforts for keeping Las Vegas at the forefront of vertical farming.  The new...
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Aquaponics: A visit to the future of farming and other fish tales

Aquaponics: A visit to the future of farming and other fish tales | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
On the 13th of September join Fox & Squirrel Ltd, creative walks for the culturally curious, will be heading to  Stratford for an afternoon that will explore food cycles and their future. Renowned for their innovative walks through the busy streets of London, this time Fox & Squirrel instead will be walking up 8 flights of stairs to the rooftop of a Stratford car park.  
There,  they hope to find the answers to some of the most pressing questions facing urban dwellers and how metropolises will c
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This Tuna Sushi Is Totally Tuna Free: It's Made From Tomatoes

This Tuna Sushi Is Totally Tuna Free: It's Made From Tomatoes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
These tomatoes are cooked so finely you'll have a tough time distinguishing it from fish, which is a good thing because all the fish are disappearing...
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Whole Foods Market Launches Produce Rating System

Whole Foods has launched a rating system for fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers that assesses growing practic...
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The Bright Agrotech Story (Full Video) - YouTube

Learn more about Bright Agrotech: http://brightagrotech.com
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World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers

World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New survey highlights tension between love for the land and trying to make ends meet among North American family farmers.
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10 Super Health Benefits of Kale You Didn’t Know About

10 Super Health Benefits of Kale You Didn’t Know About | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The health benefits of kale are so numerous, some researchers have called it the number-one vegetable! Find out how one vegetable can be so nutritious.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 17, 6:36 PM

Not just ornamental.

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(24) Robert Randel - These two Garden Tower Project vertical gardens...

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Do you REALLY know where your farmers' market produce comes from?

Do you REALLY know where your farmers' market produce comes from? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Farmers' market fraud is such a serious problem that California has just passed a new law to crack down on vendors who misrepresent non-local products.
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Eric Larson's curator insight, October 17, 6:37 PM

Maybe we need to take a closer look.

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Getting Started with Classroom Hydroponics - YouTube

Sign up for the webinar here: https://brightagrotech.leadpages.net/starting-classroom-hydroponics
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