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Bjorn Low – Singapore Urban Farmer — City Farmer News

We are motivated by the belief that urban farming should be a common and accessible livelihood in land scarce Singapore and hope to encourage dialogue about the role of agriculture and labour in our culture and to ...
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Creating the Most Impact Using Small Spaces - Herban Re-Newal

Creating the Most Impact Using Small Spaces - Herban Re-Newal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Re-Nuble's mission is to repurpose our community's consumed resources, rendering them into valuable renewable inputs. We're passionate about sustainable farming and extending the life cycles of used resources in order to create more conscious products and communities.
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A Menacing Mix In Antibiotic Resistance: Herbicides, Heavy Metals And Factory Farms

A Menacing Mix In Antibiotic Resistance: Herbicides, Heavy Metals And Factory Farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Two common Big Agriculture production practices -- feeding antibiotics to livestock and spraying herbicides on conventional crops -- each face condemnation from the environmental community. And there's been plenty of new fodder in the last week: One ...
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china paves the way for a new definition of urban farming

china paves the way for a new definition of urban farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
in an age of exponential population growth and the constant transition of our cities, china reconfigures the relationship between agricultural and urban.

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The Economic Case for Loving This Spiky, Tropical Fruit

The Economic Case for Loving This Spiky, Tropical Fruit | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The underrated breadfruit holds big promise for independent farmers and small business owners in the Caribbean
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Simplify Your Classroom Garden, Make Life Easier - Bright Agrotech

Simplify Your Classroom Garden, Make Life Easier - Bright Agrotech | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It can be tempting to fill your classroom garden tower with a variety of plants but planting only one crop will make life easier for you.
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Microgreens Around the World ...

Microgreens Around the World ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We have partners both in Mumbai India, San Francisco and Las Vegas who are commercial providers of microgreens. My daughter commented in one of my recent blogs by providing some photos from Capetown,...
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France to have rooftops covered in plants or solar panels - AOL.com

France to have rooftops covered in plants or solar panels - AOL.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
France is officially going vert! French parliament just approved a law mandating all new buildings in commercial zones to be partially covered in ...
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Food Industry Money Talks, and It Says Coke and Kraft Singles Are Healthy

Food Industry Money Talks, and It Says Coke and Kraft Singles Are Healthy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Everyone in the food industry is paying for endorsements from nutrition experts.

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, March 21, 2:00 PM

This is not something new so it is good to see attention being paid to it.

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Artificial Sweeteners May Change Our Gut Bacteria in Dangerous Ways

Artificial Sweeteners May Change Our Gut Bacteria in Dangerous Ways | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Substances such as saccharin may alter the type of bacteria inside us, could lead to obesity

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Institute for Responsible Nutrition's curator insight, March 17, 8:38 PM

A great article about how sugar-free sweeteners may alter our gut microbiome 

FarmRaiser's curator insight, March 19, 9:52 PM

If you heard diet soda is better than regular soda pop...Think Again!  The Bottom Line--nothing good comes from putting chemicals in your body.  Check this out for more information!

Eric Larson's curator insight, March 20, 10:48 AM

If you use artificial sweetners be aware.

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Ask the Doc - Episode #6: The magical mystical rainbow life energy of struc...

Ask the Doc - Episode #6: The magical mystical rainbow life energy of struc... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Foster to build Toronto tower with what looks like the largest living wall in North America

Foster to build Toronto tower with what looks like the largest living wall in North America | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
"Less is more" is so over; These days the mantra is "too much is never enough."
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Students' Blog

Students' Blog | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Ms. Pierson's class planted dill seeds on February 17. Mrs. Pearson's class transplanted 8 pods into the hydroponics lab on March 2nd. Please stay posted... 
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10 Highlights from TEDx Manhattan 2015 | Civil Eats

10 Highlights from TEDx Manhattan 2015 | Civil Eats | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
“The food movement needs money,” announced Shen Tong to hundreds of attendees at last weekend’s TedX Manhattan. He paused, thanked the crowd, and pretended to walk off the stage as if to end his talk there. “That’s probably the shortest TED talk you’ll ever hear,” he said. Virtually everyone at the one-day conference clapped and... Read More
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Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories

Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
You've been making rice the wrong way.
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Leafy Green Machine is a complete urban farm system in a shipping container

Leafy Green Machine is a complete urban farm system in a shipping container | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
These shipping container growing units from Freight Farms feature high-density vegetable & herb production, and include everything needed to go from seed to table, year-round, in a fraction of the space as a conventional greenhouse.
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Ask Dr. Nate Episode 7: Seeds, Cold Weather Greenhouses, and Mildew

Ask Dr. Nate Episode 7: Seeds, Cold Weather Greenhouses, and Mildew | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Today, Nate and Noah sit on buckets and answer questions about seeds, plastic for cold weather greenhouses, and more from our aquaponic greenhouse.
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Special microbes make anti-obesity molecule in the gut

Special microbes make anti-obesity molecule in the gut | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Microbes may just be the next diet craze. Researchers have programmed bacteria to generate a molecule that, through normal metabolism, becomes a hunger-suppressing lipid. Mice that drank water laced with the programmed bacteria ate less, had lower body fat and staved off diabetes -- even when fed a high-fat diet -- offering a potential weight-loss strategy for humans.
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LED bulbs could foster an urban farming revolution

LED bulbs could foster an urban farming revolution | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The technology is ready to grow your lettuce.
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Urban farming in your backyard? There's a vertical aeroponic garden for that

Urban farming in your backyard? There's a vertical aeroponic garden for that | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The people behind the Tower Gardens claim it can produce fresh local food in half the time as conventional growing, with 90% less water and in 90% less space.
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How to Start a Small Scale Hydroponic Farm - Part 2 - Herban Re-Newal

How to Start a Small Scale Hydroponic Farm - Part 2 - Herban Re-Newal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Re-Nuble's mission is to repurpose our community's consumed resources, rendering them into valuable renewable inputs. We're passionate about sustainable farming and extending the life cycles of used resources in order to create more conscious products and communities.
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Upstart University: Enrolling now!

Upstart University: Enrolling now! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Upstart University is designed to take you from an aspiring grower to a real, live, farm-managing, produce-selling, vertical farmer. Start farming today!
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Umami mania! 9 healthy foods in which the yummy factor shines

Umami mania! 9 healthy foods in which the yummy factor shines | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The poetic and ephemeral fifth basic taste, umami, is the talk of the town; you can find it in these all-natural ingredients.
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Food for thought as hotter, harder times forecast for the farm

Food for thought as hotter, harder times forecast for the farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Australia's agricultural sector faces profound challenges from climate change over coming decades forcing the migration of some crops and the new varieties of others, a new report by the University of Melbourne researchers has shown.

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Eric Larson's curator insight, March 16, 11:16 AM

Australia's agriculture.

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Matcha Sole Shots Now Use Ceremonial Grade Matcha

Matcha Sole Shots Now Use Ceremonial Grade Matcha | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We had been using premium grade and culinary grade matcha green tea powder in our Matcha products. As of today we have switched over to the highest grade matcha from Japan. We are now sourcing...
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