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farmedhere.com | FarmedHere, Nation’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm, Opens In Chicago Area (Latest press)

farmedhere.com | FarmedHere, Nation’s Largest Indoor Vertical Farm, Opens In Chicago Area (Latest press) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
#Chicago is now home to the nation's largest #aquaponic farm. http://t.co/6njaUVkQv3 http://t.co/Q0kJPzx9yS
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goos short video showing equipment ... note story makes cost of lights as a hurdle yet to be overcome and no mention of aquaponic capacity as rack space infers large fish population ....

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Meet the Folks at Local Greens ...

Meet the Folks at Local Greens ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our Bay Area grower Local Greens is expanding the notion of live foods rapidly in the Bay Area.  Yesterday we highlighted pre-opening festivities at the new Berkeley Whole Foods where Local Greens...
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Come Celebrate ... New Berkeley Whole Foods ...

Come Celebrate ... New Berkeley Whole Foods ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Join our grower Local Greens in celebrating a new store and outlet for the finest in Fresh, Live produce produced indoors in a Controlled Environment food production site within walking distance to...
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lots more info to come regarding the innovative indoor food production right in the city ...

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KHI Foods targeted as tenant for Louisville Food Hub

KHI Foods targeted as tenant for Louisville Food Hub | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
KHI Foods is bringing more locally grown foods to Louisville, at the new food hub in the West End
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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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Food Day Events Coming to a City Near You

Food Day Events Coming to a City Near You | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Thousands of Food Day events are taking place around the US this week.
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Food as Medicine - YouTube

Things are cooking at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University where students are learning how to use food as medicine. The center prov...
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Magical Gardens for the Blind, Deaf, and Disabled

Magical Gardens for the Blind, Deaf, and Disabled | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sensory gardens are outdoor spaces designed to stimulate the senses and increase awareness of the body. Why they are so important for physically and cognitively disabled kids (and their able bodied peers).
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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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