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Vertical Farming, Urban Agriculture and various topics of interest ...
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Sasaki Unveils Design for Sunqiao, a 100-Hectare Urban Farming District in Shanghai

Sasaki Unveils Design for Sunqiao, a 100-Hectare Urban Farming District in Shanghai | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
With nearly 24 million inhabitants to feed and a decline in the availability and quality of agricultural land, the Chinese megacity o
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Jerome TOUVERON's curator insight, April 5, 7:48 PM
Shanghai is an ideal city for vertical farming... Discover here why...
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Hydroponic Greenhouses

We have recently installed two hydroponic greenhouses on our farm. Courtesy of ZipGrow we are seeing great progress!
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Jerome TOUVERON's curator insight, April 1, 4:27 PM
A video showing and explaining a hydronic and vertical farming...
how does it work ? listen to the expert...
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Restore Rural America with Small-Scale Farming | Civil Eats

Restore Rural America with Small-Scale Farming | Civil Eats | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Creating jobs, rebuilding economies, and protecting ecosystems; small-scale farming offers a more humane path to prosperity.
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Cindy Burnside Peterson's curator insight, March 29, 11:53 PM

Getting back to knowing what we are putting in our stomachs -- sounds like a lot better plan to me.

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Olive Trunk Farm Seizes the Opportunity to Feed Texas Town

Olive Trunk Farm Seizes the Opportunity to Feed Texas Town | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It took a bout of food poisoning to convince Scott Rowdon to grow his own food, but now the Texas farmer is growing fresh, healthy food at Olive Trunk Farm.
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Elon Musk’s brother is waging war on America's food system—here’s what he eats instead

Elon Musk’s brother is waging war on America's food system—here’s what he eats instead | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Kimbal Musk is expanding his line of healthy, affordable restaurants.
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The Fruits of Our Labor

The Fruits of Our Labor | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Just growing our great microgreens and shoots is a first step to unlocking all the nutrition and goodness found in these tiny powerhouses. Today a quick snapshot of how we used two of our trays i
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Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 28, 6:21 AM
Microgreens ..
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The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Farm - Upstart University

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Farm - Upstart University | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We reviewed all of the successful farmers we know (a lot) and broke down their startup process to create a 12 step guide to starting a farm.
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Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 28, 6:40 AM
12 step guide to starting a farm~
Cindy Burnside Peterson's curator insight, March 28, 9:35 AM

This looks interesting -- a 21st century approach to farming.

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Farm-to-Table Amenities Yield Profits

Farm-to-Table Amenities Yield Profits | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Even on small infill sites, residential builders and developers are making room for vegetable gardens.
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Modular Farms Newsletter 

Modular Farms Newsletter  | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Jerome TOUVERON's curator insight, March 23, 7:09 PM
tiny newsletter about a Smart (modular) Farming project ...
A great Education project too !

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Kashi Doubles Down On Transitional Organic Agriculture

Kashi Doubles Down On Transitional Organic Agriculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The transitional agriculture protocol allows farmers to slowly transition to organic while charging slightly more for their wares. And Kashi is all about it
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Rebrand for Hydrogarden's Vertical Farming Solution

Rebrand for Hydrogarden's Vertical Farming Solution | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rebrand for Hydrogarden's Vertical Farming Solution - from Horticulture Week
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The Cities of the Future Are Smart, Green, Connected Innovation Hubs

The Cities of the Future Are Smart, Green, Connected Innovation Hubs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Humanity has come a long way since the very first cities began to emerge about ten thousand years ago. Today, places like New York, Tokyo and Dubai are centers of innovation and human progress. Urban projects globally are pushing the limits of engineering, design and architecture. Exponential technologies are being integrated into the very skeleton …
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Candy & Green Features New Urban MicroFarm

Candy & Green Features New Urban MicroFarm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Breach Candy opens Candy & Green a 100 seat, 2500 sq ft vegetarian eatery. Shraddha Bhansali engaged Linehs Pillai of Terra Farms to tranform her terrace into a lush urban farm. The far
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Organic vs. traditional hydroponic production: the top 3 differences

Organic vs. traditional hydroponic production: the top 3 differences | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When it comes to changing from conventional to organic hydroponic production methods, there are three main areas that growers find most challenging. Tyler Baras, special projects manager at Hort Americas in Bedford, Texas, said growers are increasingly inquiring about organic hydroponic production. Baras is running hydroponic production trials comparing organic and conventional production methods in…
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How Millennials Will Forever Change America's Farmlands

How Millennials Will Forever Change America's Farmlands | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The key to reviving America’s agricultural economy is casting aside the sentimental images we associate with farming.
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The growing trend of vertical farming

The growing trend of vertical farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aerofarms’ urban agriculture has converted a former steel plant in Newark, N.J. into a high-yield farm
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Trump’s Budget Would Set Food System Progress Back Generations | Civil Eats

Trump’s Budget Would Set Food System Progress Back Generations | Civil Eats | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The “mean-spirited” budget proposal would cut key programs supporting farmworkers, agricultural communities, low-income Americans, local farms, and more.
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Google confirms the Plant-Based Revolution is coming!

Google confirms the Plant-Based Revolution is coming! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A fitness and nutritional resource for vegans and those following a plant-based diet.
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Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 28, 6:18 AM
Food for thought ~
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Space Farming Is Not So Different From The Local Foods Movement - Galactic Farms

Space Farming Is Not So Different From The Local Foods Movement - Galactic Farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
by Melissa Pernell Space farming research can help us improve controlled environment agriculture (CEA) systems so we can grow our food in a more resource conservative manner. Controlled Environment Agriculture: Indoor growing environments that rely on pumps to circulate fertilizer in a water solution (i.e. hydroponics) and use energy efficient technology such as LEDs to …
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Food Price Index rises in seventh consecutive month led by increasing wheat prices - Farming UK News

Food Price Index rises in seventh consecutive month led by increasing wheat prices - Farming UK News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) Food Price Index rose slightly in February

Via CIMMYT, Int.
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ICCEA 2017: Dr. Toyoki Kozai’s take on vertical farming - Produce Grower

ICCEA 2017: Dr. Toyoki Kozai’s take on vertical farming - Produce Grower | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The celebrated researcher and ICCEA Panama keynote speaker looks back on his career and toward the future of controlled environment agriculture.
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Philips Lighting and Ecobain Gardens Transform First Commercial Vertical Farm Operation in Canada

Philips Lighting and Ecobain Gardens Transform First Commercial Vertical Farm Operation in Canada | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Philips Lighting , a global leader in lighting, today announced the completed installation of Philips GreenPower LED Production Modules at Ecobain Gardens, the largest commercial vertical farm operation in Canada.
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The IKEA Growroom isn't just pretty - it's the future | The Memo

The IKEA Growroom isn't just pretty - it's the future | The Memo | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
IKEA Greenroom: Grow your own veggies from a lovely flat-pack orb.
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Inside The Vertical Farm Growing What It Calls "The World's First Post-Organic" Produce

Inside The Vertical Farm Growing What It Calls "The World's First Post-Organic" Produce | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Without using any pesticides or chemicals, Bowerya new vertical farming startup outside of New York Citydelivers fresh leafy greens within one da
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The Future of Agriculture is Already Here – World Positive

The Future of Agriculture is Already Here – World Positive | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A robot that grafts seedlings. Fleets of remote-controlled, self-regulating greenhouses. Organic rice that’s grown entirely by drones. Even for those of us on the bleeding edge of U.S. farming…
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