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The global challenge of food and nutrition security - Washington Post

The global challenge of food and nutrition security - Washington Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Big Takeaway from this discussion ...  30% -40% of food produced gets LOST between the farmer and consumer ... wonder if this number also includes food WASTED ... whatever the answer the amount of lost food is not insignificant and should be focused on ....

 

Financial TimesThe global challenge of food and nutrition securityWashington PostThey are co-chairs of B-20, the food security task force for the Group of 20. ...

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Cultivating an agricultural revolution - Toronto Star

Cultivating an agricultural revolution - Toronto Star | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Toronto StarCultivating an agricultural revolutionToronto StarThe seeds of this trend were planted by Fresh City Farms, an enterprise striving for a more social, healthy and food-secure city through small-scale urban ...
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Book Review: The Blueberry Years | Urban Farm And Beehives

Book Review: The Blueberry Years | Urban Farm And Beehives | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
If you're a fan of blueberries, homesteading, and small farmers, you'll love The Blueberry Years by Jim Minick. I learned of this book's existence from a.
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NYC becoming a 'green' roof city - Bikya Masr

Bikya MasrNYC becoming a 'green' roof cityBikya MasrNEW YORK: Bharat Bahadur, 22, a rooftop access resident in New York City's Greenwich Village, and electric guitar player, uses his barren, black tar roof to ...
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A&P Forms Partnership With BrightFarms - Supermarket News

Big news ... someone other than Whole Foods on urban farm produce

 

A&P Forms Partnership With BrightFarmsSupermarket NewsThe Brooklyn facility will be a state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse, on 100000 square feet of rooftop space.

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Why Wooden Bikes Ride Better and Look Stunning

Why Wooden Bikes Ride Better and Look Stunning | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Portland bike maker explains how computer-controlled design has reinvigorated the art of the wooden bike.
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Chicken-"powered" waste reduction program | Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine

Chicken-"powered" waste reduction program | Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As reported by BBC News, residents of a Belgian town are to be offered chickens as part of a campaign to reduce household waste.The town of Mouscron has 50 pairs of chickens that it will distribute to families with sufficient space to keep the...
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4 Ways to Participate in National Pollinator Week

4 Ways to Participate in National Pollinator Week | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's National Pollinator Week! Start a garden, encourage pollinators, or join an event in your area.
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New Green Vertical Wall Pops Up in London's King's Cross

New Green Vertical Wall Pops Up in London's King's Cross | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
There's yet another new green wall in London and TreeHugger was there to see it first.
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Eat Broccoli with Mustard to Boost the Nutritional Value of Both (and Other Strange, Healthy Food Pairings)

Eat Broccoli with Mustard to Boost the Nutritional Value of Both (and Other Strange, Healthy Food Pairings) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Real nutrition is a complicated, individual science, and there's no magic bullet, but some foods do complement each other in odd ways that can help you get the most nutritional benefit from both.
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Rio+20: Coke, Unilever, Other Giants Lead Natural Capital Initiative; Plus a Summit Business News Roundup · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Rio+20: Coke, Unilever, Other Giants Lead Natural Capital Initiative; Plus a Summit Business News Roundup · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Coca-Cola Company, Dow Chemical and Duke Energy are among 24 major companies that have agreed to develop a methodology to assign value to the world's forests, freshwater and marine systems.
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New Study Shows That We Are Carrying The Food For 300 Million People Around Our Waistlines

New Study Shows That We Are Carrying The Food For 300 Million People Around Our Waistlines | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Once again it becomes clear that we don't have a population problem as much as a gross misallocation of resources...
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What farms can do for cities: A chat with author Sarah Rich | Grist

What farms can do for cities: A chat with author Sarah Rich | Grist | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sarah Rich, author of Urban Farms. A former editor at Dwell and co-founder of the Foodprint Project, Sarah Rich thinks and writes about food as a key component of today's urban landscape. So when she and photographer ...
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Urban Farmer | By Sharon Aschaiek | University of Toronto Magazine

Urban Farmer | By Sharon Aschaiek | University of Toronto Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
If Ran Goel (JD 2007) has his way, every backyard in Toronto will become an organic microfarm.
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Urban Agri-puncture / Dylan Kwok | Style of Design

Urban Agri-puncture / Dylan Kwok | Style of Design | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, we featured a three part series that explored Urban Agriculture – how its design could change our relationship to food and potentially guide the way we plan and revitalize our cities.
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Meet your Urban Farmer - starring EYA

Meet your Urban Farmer - starring EYA | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
She facilitates all sorts of skill building workshops, teaches permaculture principles and applications, and urban agriculture techniques. She also helps oversee EYA's Urban Seeds program, and works with volunteers and staff ...
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May 2012 global temperatures second warmest on record

May 2012 global temperatures second warmest on record | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The globally-averaged temperature for May 2012 marked the second warmest May since record keeping began in 1880. May 2012 also marks the 36th consecutive May and 327th consecutive month with a global temperature above the 20th century average.
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Foods that are healthier together | Eating Well

Foods that are healthier together | Eating Well | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Source article for the mustard and broccoli article ... more great pairings ...

 

Discover eating well - with healthy recipes, healthy eating, healthy cooking, healthy diet recipes, weight loss recipes and healthy menus from EatingWell Magazine.

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Gardener Sues City of Tulsa For Cutting Down Her Edible Garden

Gardener Sues City of Tulsa For Cutting Down Her Edible Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

This is senseless intervention ... especially after judge ruled to stay this action

 

Edible and medicinal garden of unemployed Oklahoma woman was cut down by city workers. Now she's fighting back with a lawsuit.

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Is Pollution Turning Carnivorous Plants Into Vegetarians?

Is Pollution Turning Carnivorous Plants Into Vegetarians? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that carnivorous plants in polluted areas aren't trapping as many insects.
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Details On Sky City, Worlds Tallest Building To Be Built In Two Months

Details On Sky City, Worlds Tallest Building To Be Built In Two Months | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

What an incredible vehicle for vertical farms ...

 

Learn more about this amazing feat of engineering, a prefab 200 storey tower for 100,000 people...

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Massive Pavilion Covered with 7,000 Pallets at Rio+20 Exhibition

Massive Pavilion Covered with 7,000 Pallets at Rio+20 Exhibition | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's part of the exhibition at Athletes' Park, in which national and state governments showcase their efforts in sustainable design.
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Mobile Hospitality: Designed To Celebrate and Enjoy Public Space

Mobile Hospitality: Designed To Celebrate and Enjoy Public Space | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Going beyond the food truck and the sausage cart, a mobile kitchen that sets up in seconds and takes back the streets...
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