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Innovative Foot-Powered Washing Machine Could Alleviate Poverty for Millions (Video)

Innovative Foot-Powered Washing Machine Could Alleviate Poverty for Millions (Video) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Born out of first-hand research in a Lima slum, this time and water-saving device is targeted at families that live without electricity or running water.
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Mapping the future of climate change in Africa | ScienceDaily

Mapping the future of climate change in Africa | ScienceDaily | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The African continent is especially vulnerable to the impact of climate change because it relies on rain-fed agriculture and many of its countries have a low adaptive capacity.

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Reading councillor calls for 'living walls' in the town - BBC News

Reading councillor calls for 'living walls' in the town - BBC News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
BBC NewsReading councillor calls for 'living walls' in the townBBC NewsHe said "green walls" in the city would also transform urban areas. A Reading Borough Council spokesman said they were "looking forward" to hearing more about the idea.
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LIVING WALL FLOURISHES ON WAITROSE’S GREENEST STORE

LIVING WALL FLOURISHES ON WAITROSE’S GREENEST STORE | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The living wall installed on the Waitrose store in Bracknell is flourishing just six months after it was installed by Hedera Screens.
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Company Brings Hydroponic Greens to Farmers Market

Company Brings Hydroponic Greens to Farmers Market | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A modern-day farming couple has found success in the arid Mohave Desert.
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FarmTek Offers Hydroponic Fodder Workshop | The Leamington ...

FarmTek Offers Hydroponic Fodder Workshop | The Leamington ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
beefmagazine.com: On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, FarmTek will be holding a day-long workshop on hydroponic fodder production at their state-of-the-art Technology Center in Dyersville, IA. This workshop will focus on ...
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Olympic Park Gardens are a Natural for Gold

Olympic Park Gardens are a Natural for Gold | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The gardens on the Olympic site may be the greatest legacy of the Games to London.
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2012 PRO Award Finalist: Momentum Worldwide for Kraft Foods - Chief Marketer

2012 PRO Award Finalist: Momentum Worldwide for Kraft FoodsChief MarketerIn 2010, Triscuit partnered with Urban Farming, which supplies food to the needy by starting and sustaining gardens on unused land while also educating people about health,...
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Urban Farming is More Accessible Than People Think : GoodtoChina

Urban Farming is More Accessible Than People Think : GoodtoChina | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
My first few weeks have been centered around a project to create a set of learning tools, including a potential video series, to be offered from Good to China to introduce individuals and companies to basic urban farming ...
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Coastview Aquaponics Farm - Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i | Gather

Coastview Aquaponics Farm - Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i | Gather | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
WRITTEN BY SONIA R. MARTINEZ | 25 JULY 2012 for the Hawaii HomeGrown Food Network Coastview Aquaponics is a backyard...
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General Motors and Partners Create Detroit Urban Garden Using ...

General Motors and Partners Create Detroit Urban Garden Using ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
About the number of Detroit urban gardens, ”We plan to triple that every year,” said Michael Travis, deputy director of Urban Farming, a Detroit-based nonprofit corporation that helps clear land and provides topsoil and fertilizer.
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Sustainable: Farm of the future may be indoors | Finance & Commerce

Sustainable: Farm of the future may be indoors | Finance & Commerce | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In a once decrepit building that served as Stockhouse No. 3 for Hamm’s Brewing Co. in St. Paul, an aquaponics facility for fish and vegetable farming is taking shape.
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Urban and Small Farm Conference - Sustainable Farming - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Urban and Small Farm Conference - Sustainable Farming - MOTHER EARTH NEWS | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This three-day conference on community-based food systems is brimming with opportunities to learn, share and network. (Anyone going to the @GrowingPower small & urban farm conference?
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New Bladeless Wind Turbine Claimed to be Twice as Efficient as Conventional Designs

New Bladeless Wind Turbine Claimed to be Twice as Efficient as Conventional Designs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new type of wind turbine is poised to leap onto the wind power scene, this time without blades, twice as efficient and half the price of conventional wind turbines.
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We are teetering on the brink of another global food crisis

We are teetering on the brink of another global food crisis | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Amy Horton: Food speculators are driving up cereal prices, underlining the inherent vulnerability of a system in urgent need of reform (Today @ eco-sTrEAMs - innovative future in the make!
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Urban Farms or Myths? - Truth-Out

Urban Farms or Myths?Truth-OutThe excitement surrounding urban agriculture is partly rooted in a notable history and possible future capacity to actually help feed the entire nation.
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APNewsBreak: Number of US farmers markets surges - The Seattle Times

APNewsBreak: Number of US farmers markets surgesThe Seattle TimesShortcuts. Stock prices · Plugging In: Tech Forum ...
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How Do You Build A Sustainable Business In A Suburban Sea Of Parking? Sorry, Walmart, You Can't.

How Do You Build A Sustainable Business In A Suburban Sea Of Parking? Sorry, Walmart, You Can't. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This is what that phrase, "Lipstick on a Pig" was invented for. (RT @JusJane53: How Do You Build A Sustainable Business In A Suburban Sea Of Parking?
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New York Farm City

In order to show how vegetables are grown in New York, we reversed what the plants do: We harvest in spring what we filmed in fall. Music: "Mirleft" and "Hal...
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The Crossing: Agriculture as Assembly (or, what is the nature of the ...

The Crossing: Agriculture as Assembly (or, what is the nature of the ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
While it is clear that 'urban agriculture' and 'rural industry' are possibilities (indeed important realities), it is the 'urban + industry' and 'rural + agriculture' associations that continue to frame both social imaginaries and policy discourse.
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How California Ganjapreneurs Are Laying The Groundwork For A New Green Economy

How California Ganjapreneurs Are Laying The Groundwork For A New Green Economy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Forget stimulus packages, millionaire tax breaks or any of the other standard attempts to conquer our financial troubles.
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An NYC Garden Oasis: Battery Urban Farm · Eco-Chick

An NYC Garden Oasis: Battery Urban Farm · Eco-Chick | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Battery Urban Farm is an agricultural oasis nestled in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Battery Park in downtown Manhattan. The farm's organic aesthetic is defined by a beautiful bamboo fence enclosing the beautiful ...
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BGGR Worm Composting: From Kitchen to Roof Garden ...

BGGR Worm Composting: From Kitchen to Roof Garden ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As in many of our past videos and posts, the Breaking Ground green roof shows how we can take a normally unused area like a roof, and turn it into something lovely and lush. We incorporate strategies and ideas that are ...
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Urban Farms or Myths? » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Urban Farms or Myths?(Taking on the #agribusiness view of #food and #farming.)...
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goal of greening efforts throughout city is 'smaller city of higher quality'

goal of greening efforts throughout city is 'smaller city of higher quality' | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Thanks to the efforts of numerous neighborhood activists, once-blighted properties in Glenville and throughout Cleveland are being transformed into orchards, gardens and inviting green spaces.
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