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Elica Idroponica concept hydroponic planter doesn’t need your care | ZeitNews

Elica Idroponica concept hydroponic planter doesn’t need your care | ZeitNews | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Till the time devices like the Parrot Flower Power actually reach all urban homes with lots of planters and little time to take care of them, urban dwellers will continue to neglect the plants they are growing in their homes.
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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.

Via Cathryn Wellner
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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.”

He probably couldn't have ...
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In the Beginning There Was Micro Farm One ...

In the Beginning There Was Micro Farm One ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This is the first blog in our Micro Farming journey. We have opened our store in Etsy initially while exploring other options and choices. The first Micro Farms are what started out as MicrogreenFarm...
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U.S. Pavilion Powered By ZipGrow - World's Fair 2015

U.S. Pavilion Powered By ZipGrow - World's Fair 2015 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This summer, the U.S. Pavilion at the World's Fair 2015 , will feature the world's largest food-growing green wall, powered by ZipGrow.
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update with added pics to the original article ... countdown to opening !!!

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This Indoor Farm Can Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts | WIRED

This Indoor Farm Can Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts | WIRED | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The maker of this $1,500 indoor farm says the trick to ending the world's water crisis may be turning all of us into farmers.
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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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bringing micro farming to India ...

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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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Making Unprocessed Accessible & Locally Grown Through Urban Farming - Eating Rules

Making Unprocessed Accessible & Locally Grown Through Urban Farming - Eating Rules | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In our program, we study across community gardens, on rooftops, and within school grounds across the city, and are taught by by grassroots leaders (urban farmers, gardeners, and food justice advocates) who know NYC's unique communities and food issues best.
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The World’s Largest Vertical Farm and More Amazing Exhibits at This Year’s World’s Fair

The World’s Largest Vertical Farm and More Amazing Exhibits at This Year’s World’s Fair | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As we hurtle through the 21st century and the world’s population continues to push toward 7 billion, the question on everyone’s mind is, “how are we going to safely and sustainably feed all of these people?” This year’s world’s fair theme addresses this very subject with the Expo Milan 2015: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life, which “will provide an oppor
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CLICK HERE to support DasEgg - Grow Plants Smarter

CLICK HERE to support DasEgg - Grow Plants Smarter | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A unique indoor greenhouse with a high-tech control system. Grow your plants wherever you live! | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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