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Hydronponic Growing Info - Urbaform Technologies

Hydronponic Growing Info - Urbaform Technologies | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Using technology to transform food production in the urban environment ...
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New page highlighting info on what can be grown in the ZipGrow towers and a general infographic on hydroponic growing in general ...

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Free Microgreens Workshop! - Craving Greens

Free Microgreens Workshop! - Craving Greens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Friends! On July 29, I will be giving a free workshop on how to grow your own microgreens! If you're in Montreal or in the area, come on over! Space is limited, so please sign up here. Workshop details: No garden?
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Urban Bees Using Plastic to Build Hives | Food and Farming

Urban Bees Using Plastic to Build Hives | Food and Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Researchers from Canada found two species of urban leafcutter bees, pictured, have started using small pieces of plastic as a substitute for plant resins in their nests. In both cases, larvae successfully developed and were free from parasites.
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Home Aquaponics Off the Shelf: AquaSprouts

Home Aquaponics Off the Shelf: AquaSprouts | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Designed by a college sophomore, the AquaSprouts home aquaponics system makes growing plants with fish simple and convenient.


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Organic skyscraper is built out of garbage generated by occupants

Organic skyscraper is built out of garbage generated by occupants | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Chartier-Corbasson Architectes put waste to work in a tower that grows as needed.
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Our First Square Inch Garden ... Amaranths Squared

Our First Square Inch Garden ... Amaranths Squared | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This is the first in a series of three new kits that will be unveiled and sold now on our web store.  This is our Amaranths Squared Square Inch garden.  Consisting of both red garnet amaranth and...
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Our First Square Inch Garden ... Amaranths Squared  Kits on sale today ... order now and submit pictures of your artistic vision of microgreens.  We will be awarding another of our new kits to the winner to be decided in September

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The 3 Types of Aquaponics Systems

The 3 Types of Aquaponics Systems | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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This Free Cookbook Shows You How to Eat Healthy and Well For $4 a Day

This Free Cookbook Shows You How to Eat Healthy and Well For $4 a Day | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Eating good food that's both healthy and cheap seems to be an unattainable golden trifecta to most people. Student author Leanne Brown took up the challenge to find a way to eat well for $4 a day. The result is a a cookbook that you can download for free.
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New York City's Green Carts Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts

New York City's Green Carts Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Top image credit: Illumination Fund. Obesity and diabetes often plague cities. Such is the case for New York City where 40 percent of school kids are considered obese. One of the main drivers in New York and other cities is the lack of access to fresh fruits and vegetables in low income communities.
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Whole Foods will bring you groceries by bike

Whole Foods will bring you groceries by bike | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When you're done rolling your eyes, here's why it's a good thing.
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Whole Foods to Open More Inner-City Stores | InvestorPlace

Whole Foods to Open More Inner-City Stores | InvestorPlace | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
With the success of a new store in Midtown Detroit, upscale Whole Foods Markets is looking to open more inner-city locations.
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Brooklyn Whole Foods to deliver by cargo bike

Brooklyn Whole Foods to deliver by cargo bike | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Whole Foods Third & 3rd partners with Peoples Cargo to develop a custom cargo bike with cooler and electric assist.
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Locally Grown Foods Becoming More Popular, Mainstream

Locally Grown Foods Becoming More Popular, Mainstream | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore.
A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thom...
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The food business will be the next one to be forever altered by online tech; bet on it - I am!

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Featured news - Study reveals how gardens could help dementia care - University of Exeter

Featured news - Study reveals how gardens could help dementia care - University of Exeter | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Urban Farm School offers perennial agriculture course

Urban Farm School offers perennial agriculture course | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The session will include workshops, field trips and living in an ecoconscious community.
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A massive green wall brings nature to city - SFGate

A massive green wall brings nature to city - SFGate | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Green architecture is a vague term at best, but it thrives in literal form on a side street in Pacific Heights.
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Local business aims to create sustainable food, jobs | Toledo Newspaper

Local business aims to create sustainable food, jobs | Toledo Newspaper | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Ninety-eight percent of produce consumed by Toledoans comes from more than 1,800 miles away. Meanwhile, the city has an unemployment rate of  5.7 percent.
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5 ways to improve global food security

5 ways to improve global food security | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The US produces more than enough food to feed the world, but hunger is still a major issue around the world. A new study proposes some ways to change that.
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Entrepreneurs Transform Urban Farming with High Tech Solutions

Entrepreneurs Transform Urban Farming with High Tech Solutions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tech entrepreneurs are trading in their Google glasses to try their hand at urban farming in the most unlikely of places.
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Staycation All I Ever Wanted

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Loopy vertical farm proposed for Singapore

Loopy vertical farm proposed for Singapore | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
There isn't a whole lot of land in Singapore; it is one place that vertical farming might make economic sense.
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Food 3.0 & the Instacart anomaly

Food 3.0 & the Instacart anomaly | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The evolution in food startups seems to have bypassed Instacart’s broad, digital grocery store. But drill deeper and Instacart holds the potential to be the most powerful consumer-facing food ecosy...
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Kids Break New Ground, Kind Of Aquaponics

Kids Break New Ground, Kind Of Aquaponics | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A group of teens in a summer service camp have built Salem-Keizer School District’s first aquaponics garden at Parrish Middle School.
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Detroit Aquaponics Business Combines High-Tech Ag, Social Justice Mission

Detroit Aquaponics Business Combines High-Tech Ag, Social Justice Mission | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Many of Detroit's urban agriculture ventures have a down-on-the-farm feel to them, but not the CDC Farm & Fishery.
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One of the 1000 meter tall skyscrapers proposed in China for 2018 could have 100 stories of vertical garden or vertical farm and they are not SkyCity

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Organic food has real nutritional benefits

Organic food has real nutritional benefits | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When compared to conventional produce, organic has more antioxidants, fewer toxic metals, and less pesticide residue.
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