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YottaMark takes on $24 million to grow its food tracking system, HarvestMark

YottaMark takes on $24 million to grow its food tracking system, HarvestMark | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Today YottaMark announced that it has completed a $24 million dollar Series D round of funding, led by Westbury Partners. The round was participated in by Fairhaven Capital and General ...
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tata motors: AIRPOD air-powered urban commuter vehicle

tata motors: AIRPOD air-powered urban commuter vehicle | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
the three passenger air-powered urban vehicle uses compressed air instead of traditional alternative fuels like compressed hydrogen natural gas.
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Turn your wish into seeds at ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ wishing wall

Turn your wish into seeds at ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ wishing wall | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Use Facebook to Comment on this Post (Today's your LAST chance: Turn your wish into seeds at @OddLifeMovie's wishing wall (playing @RegalMovies NOW) http://t.co/jenLnvtP...)...
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Seeds of hope amidst Philippine floods: Rice that can survive underwater

Seeds of hope amidst Philippine floods: Rice that can survive underwater | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Amidst horrendous flooding around Manila and major rice-growing across Luzon in the Philippines, some good news has emerged for rice farmers -- Submarino rice -- rice that can survive around two weeks of being under water.
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Hydroponic Garden Blends Into Your Kitchen For Year-Round Herbs

If you’re not an avid gardener, it’s a chore to remember that your indoor plants need regular care and watering. So think of this Urban Cu...
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Fish farming in Philippi | BRIGHT CONTINENT

Shining a light on Africa (RT @SOAafrica: See how urban fish farming in a container can create jobs and Help food security in African cities.
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St. Mary's Urban Farm Reclaims the Land to Feed West Harlem Parish - DNAinfo

St. Mary's Urban Farm Reclaims the Land to Feed West Harlem ParishDNAinfoUsing 26 raised beds to avoid soil contaminated with heavy metals, and with the help of funding from the United Way of New York City's Seed Grants, the church's urban farmers...
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New intercropping technology for Ghanaian farmers - Myjoyonline.com

New intercropping technology for Ghanaian farmers - Myjoyonline.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New intercropping technology for Ghanaian farmersMyjoyonline.comGhanaian smallholder farmers can now access a technology which has the potential to arrest the declining soil fertility confronting them in food production.
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Living Green Roofs! Urban Farms, City Greening and Permaculture ...

Living Green Roofs! Urban Farms, City Greening and Permaculture ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Living Roofs! Green Roofs! Rooftop Gardening! Rooftop Permaculture! Wildflower Roofs! Cyclone and Hurricane Resilient Designs with Nature Irrigated, Native Species for habitat, food and biodiversity. Green Roofs for ...
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Urban farming springs up on rooftops in hyper-crowded Hong Kong ...

The site has regular open days and runs classes to teach people about urban farming. Chu is also involved in Time To Grow, a company which aims to improve access to locally produced food. It is running classes once a ...
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Crowdfunding Urban Farm Projects — City Farmer News

Crowdfunding Urban Farm Projects — City Farmer News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Many urban farmers have been successful raising money through crowdfunding sites such as kickstarter.com. Kickstarter is not about raising money for charity; rather, it focuses on helping fund creative projects such as art, ...
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Urban Craziness: How About a Hydroponic Floating Garden in the ...

Urban Craziness: How About a Hydroponic Floating Garden in the ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A proposal to crowdfund any kind of floating innovation in one of NYC's rivers automatically gets our attention. Joining the inimitable +Pool in this category is a new Kickstarter for an “experimental floating hydroponic garden” in the East River.
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Agri-Cube grows mass quantities of vegetables in a one-car parking spot

Agri-Cube grows mass quantities of vegetables in a one-car parking spot | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Daiwa House of Osaka, Japan has developed and is selling RV-sized prefabricated hydroponic greenhouses for housing complexes. (Awesome pre-made hydroponic cube about the size of a parking spot. Just add water.
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Urban farming taking root in Boston

Urban farming taking root in Boston | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
You see the mentions everywhere -- locally grown. It's good for your health and for local economies. But would you ever imagine there are farms right in the middle of Boston?
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Dark chocolate, cocoa compounds, may reduce blood pressure

Dark chocolate, cocoa compounds, may reduce blood pressure | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Compounds in cocoa may help to reduce blood pressure, according to a new systematic review.
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Urban farming pays off in Fairbanks - UAF News and Events

Urban farming pays off in Fairbanks - UAF News and Events | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farming pays off in Fairbanks · Nancy Tarnai 907-474-5042 8/12/12. Pink slime? There is no chance Deanna Thornell (aka Dr. Dee) will find that icky substance in her ground beef. That's because the local veterinarian and her partners ...
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A Vegetable-Growing Factory That Fits In A Parking Space

Short on space but hankering for some fresh vegetables? The $70,000 Agri-Cube might be the answer to your problems.
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11 of the Fastest Growing Green Jobs - National Geographic

Green jobs benefit both the economy and the environment, and include everything from alternative fuels to tasty foods.
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Husband-wife team sets up city farm to offer urban residents wider varieties ... - St. Louis Beacon

Husband-wife team sets up city farm to offer urban residents wider varieties ...St. Louis BeaconCarlos Villarreal is a photo lab manager, and his wife, Jeri, is an IT worker.
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Order Up: Washington Caterer's Warehouse Doubles as Vertical Farm | BizBash

The typical image of a farm is rows of vegetables spread over acres of land. For its farm, Main Event Caterers went vertical.
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GreenScaped Buildings Installs Living Wall at Fashion Valley - ScoopSanDiego.com

GreenScaped Buildings Installs Living Wall at Fashion ValleyScoopSanDiego.comThe first of its kind at a San Diego County retail property, living walls or green walls are structures that allow plant materials to grow on a building, but have the...
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Grassy & Gorgeous: Green Roof Inspiration | Apartment Therapy

As we slog through the dog days of summer, I can't help but long for the shady cool of a grassy green roof. Enterprising city dwellers with limited square footage have long embraced the roof as an outdoor haven for grass or ...
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Global Food Crisis May Hit Us ‘Very Soon,’ IFPRI’s Fan Says | Bloomberg

Global Food Crisis May Hit Us ‘Very Soon,’ IFPRI’s Fan Says | Bloomberg | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

A global food crisis may “hit us very soon” as a drought ravages corn crops in the U.S., the world’s largest grower, the International Food Policy Research Institute said. Photo: N. Palmer (CIAT)


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Urban Farms are Sprouting Up Across the Globe |

Urban Farms are Sprouting Up Across the Globe | | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Now, concerns about food scarcity and security, as well as the desire to have a shorter, more transparent loop from where food is grown to where it is consumed is fueling an urban agriculture revolution.
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