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Turning Flood Water into Drinking Water | MIT Technology Review

Turning Flood Water into Drinking Water | MIT Technology Review | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Thai company called SOS has developed a mobile unit that can purify contaminated water in the aftermath of a flood.

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Micro Farming is Source of Fresh Live Foods

Micro Farming is Source of Fresh Live Foods | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fast Company has identified 4 Tech Trends That Will Define 2015 and prominently featured is Micro Farming.  We have prepared our new MicroFarms that will allow you to grow fresh and nutrition packed...
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Do Green Building Certifications Make Financial Sense?

Do Green Building Certifications Make Financial Sense? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As Georgia moves closer to enacting a law that would effectively ban state-owned buildings from seeking LEED certification,
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Eating To Break 100: Longevity Diet Tips From The Blue Zones

Eating To Break 100: Longevity Diet Tips From The Blue Zones | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The centenarians living in Blue Zones aren't drinking Ensure or eating chocolate ice cream. Instead, many are drinking wine, and all are eating beans. But living to 100 isn't just about diet.
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Ask Dr. Nate Episode 10: Alkalinity in Hydroponic Systems - Bright Agrotech

Ask Dr. Nate Episode 10: Alkalinity in Hydroponic Systems - Bright Agrotech | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Today Dr. Nate answers your questions on water testing, normal levels, and alkalinity in hydroponic systems.
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Hybrid Microherb/Microgreen Tray

Hybrid Microherb/Microgreen Tray | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We are ready to unveil our new Hybrid Microgreen/Microherb kits. Experiments with different growing rates has given rise to kits that enable you to have both microgreens and microherbs available to...
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Crestwood Summer Camp-1

This is "Crestwood Summer Camp-1" by Green Our Planet on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Ask Dr. Nate Episode 9: Growing Indoors - Bright Agrotech

Ask Dr. Nate Episode 9: Growing Indoors - Bright Agrotech | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This week Noah and Dr. Nate give tips on controlling humidity, light, and pest for growing indoors.
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Earth Eats - Indiana Public Media | Urban Farming Is Taking Root In Wide Open Spaces

Earth Eats - Indiana Public Media | Urban Farming Is Taking Root In Wide Open Spaces | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
There’s been an unexpected push recently to create hyper-dense farms in the land of wide open spaces, Wyoming.
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Desktop ecosystem showcases aquaponics as a solution to food and water shortages

Desktop ecosystem showcases aquaponics as a solution to food and water shortages | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The all-new version of the EcoQube could be a low-maintenance "window to nature" for your desk, and a great introduction to aquaponics.
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Episode 4: Crops For Upstart Farmers

Episode 4: Crops For Upstart Farmers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Spring is right around the corner. We can feel it in the air... and so can seed companies. We figured we'd take this time to talk crops for Upstart Farmers.
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Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables

Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rainbow Swiss chard, lollipop kale and so much more....
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Vegan diet best for planet

The meat industry is furious with a panel that helps formulate dietary guidelines.
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Stopping Malnutrition's Assault on Our Health and Economy

We can save lives and roll back the multitrillion-dollar burden to taxpayers and businesses caused by malnutrition by making more-healthful food available to more people. Leveraging the ingenuity of the food and farm sector is one of the most essent...

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Eathouse: An Edible Dutch House | Garden Design

Eathouse: An Edible Dutch House | Garden Design | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Dutch "greenhouse" has edible walls and an edible roof.
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Greenhouse on Wheels - Pass the Plate - Disney Channel Official - YouTube

Karan and Peyton visit Justin and mobile garden/classroom. Official Site: http://www.disneychannel.com Click the SUBSCRIBE button to get notification when ne...
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Growing Strawberries Indoors with ZipGrow - Bright Agrotech

Growing Strawberries Indoors with ZipGrow - Bright Agrotech | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aside from the pesticide problem and the complicated techniques for growing outdoors, there are many reasons behind growing strawberries indoors with ZipGrow.
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Jason Mraz is serious about growing his own food

Jason Mraz is serious about growing his own food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When we think of celebrity farmers, we’re more likely to think of Joel Salatin than folk-pop star Jason Mraz.
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This Drone Startup Has An Ambitious (Crazy) Plan To Plant 1 Billion Trees A Year

This Drone Startup Has An Ambitious (Crazy) Plan To Plant 1 Billion Trees A Year | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Why plant one tree when a drone can shoot pregerminated seed pods at the ground without you lifting a finger?
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John Payne's curator insight, April 15, 11:19 AM

This is one important example of a more general principle, which is that, to compete with irresponsible but profitable enterprises, more responsible methods must be made economical, and robots can help with this.

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Insights from Indoor Ag Con 2015 - Bright Agrotech

Insights from Indoor Ag Con 2015 - Bright Agrotech | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Last week a dozen Upstart Farmers attended Indoor Ag Con in Las Vegas. In addition to time with the Upstart Farmers, we got this insight from Dr. Nate.
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Environmental Remediation Using Hydroponics - Herban Re-Newal

Environmental Remediation Using Hydroponics - 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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Hawaiian Sole is Out ... Trace Minerals and Iron

Hawaiian Sole is Out ... Trace Minerals and Iron | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our newest sole mix is ready to hit the stores. First deliveries are being made today and we are releasing simultaneously in our web store  now. This new sole mix features the addition of hawaiian...
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10 Flowers To Grow With Vegetables

10 Flowers To Grow With Vegetables | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Companion Planting: How To Deter Pests and Encourage Beneficial Insects Flowers among the vegetables are more than just a colourful addition. They attract pollinating insects to fertilise the flowers of beans, peas, tomatoes and all those crops that depend on pollination to produce a crop. In some cases they may...
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Hunger for Organic Foods Stretches Supply Chain

Hunger for Organic Foods Stretches Supply Chain | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Organic-food purveyors are taking steps to tackle supply constraints that are hampering growth. These companies are financing farmers, offering technical training and hiring full-time headhunters to recruit organic growers.
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