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#383 Kansas City's Sweet Potato Project | This gives me hope

#383 Kansas City's Sweet Potato Project | This gives me hope | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The project originated with a 2007 conference on local agriculture by the Center for Urban Agriculture (now called Cultivate Kansas City), said Steve Mann, one of the principal organizers. An offshoot ...
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What will we be eating in 20 years' time?

What will we be eating in 20 years' time? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Why insect burgers could replace the hamburger on dinner plates.
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Stylish H2hotel Features An Undulating Green Roof and a Bevy of Eco Amenities

Stylish H2hotel Features An Undulating Green Roof and a Bevy of Eco Amenities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
H2hotel in Healdsburg, CA is a super stylish boutique eco hotel that features a green roof, eco art and organic eats.
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Green roof on a shipping container !

Green roof on a shipping container ! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
#housing, #sustainability (Green roof on a shipping container !
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Rabbit on a Stick, Green Roofs, Fresh Fertilizer & Florida Permaculture

Rabbit on a Stick, Green Roofs, Fresh Fertilizer & Florida 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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Solar Waterfall Could Power Rio Olympics · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Solar Waterfall Could Power Rio Olympics · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Swiss architectural and design firm Rafaa has proposed building a 345-foot solar tower and urban waterfall that will provide power to the city of Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games in 2016.
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Strawberry extract protects against UVA rays, study suggests

Strawberry extract protects against UVA rays, study suggests | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An experiment has shown that strawberry extract added to skin cell cultures acts as a protector against ultraviolet radiation as well as increasing its viability and reducing damage to DNA.
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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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Living Roofs Crown Green Design

Living Roofs Crown Green Design | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Living roofs save energy, improve air, water, curb appeal — and the view from above doesn't hurt either (http://t.co/VxmvCZAP green as the green roof...)...
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While Portland dreams, Paris does (and other thoughts on our freeway problem)

While Portland dreams, Paris does (and other thoughts on our freeway problem) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @barryjohnson: Urban design: a visionary political leader takes bold steps to reclaim beautiful urban riverside spaces from cars...
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Fight Over Northside Community Garden Turns Political - St. Louis News - Daily RFT

Fight Over Northside Community Garden Turns Political - St. Louis News - Daily RFT | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The urban farming trend that's sweeping the nation has turned ugly in North St. Louis, where local politicians... (Fight Over Northside Community Garden Turns Political - St.
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Video - A Rooftop Farm Gives New Skills to the Intellectually Disabled - WSJ.com

Video - A Rooftop Farm Gives New Skills to the Intellectually Disabled - WSJ.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A rooftop garden maintained by the intellectually disabled may be a new solution to a healthier and happier living in Hong Kong. The WSJ's Eva Tam explains how this project can benefit one of the most densely-populated cities in the world.
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USDA To Examine the Validity of Misrepresented "Antibiotic-Free" Labeling

USDA To Examine the Validity of Misrepresented "Antibiotic-Free" Labeling | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Consumers are more and more interested in antibiotic-free products meaning manufacturers may try and pull the wool over their eyes.
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Study: Sustainable Seafood is Usually the Healthiest

Study: Sustainable Seafood is Usually the Healthiest | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
If the fish is sustainable, then it is likely to be healthy to eat too.
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Beat the Heat: 5 Amazing Benefits of Urban Trees

Beat the Heat: 5 Amazing Benefits of Urban Trees | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Trees are powerful air conditioners, reduce air pollution, reduce energy bills, more.
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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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