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Jihyun Ryou’s Charming Art Objects Save Food From The Fridge

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Korean designer Jihyun Ryou created Save Food From The Fridge, a charming collection of objects to keep food fresh longer and delicious using zero energy.

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Stay-at-Home Dad Wins Right to Front Yard Vegetable Garden

Stay-at-Home Dad Wins Right to Front Yard Vegetable Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Missouri gardener fights the city of Ferguson citation and order to remove his garden.
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OPEN URBANISM: Green Roofs in Seoul

OPEN URBANISM: Green Roofs in Seoul | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Googling for it didn't turn up many relevant hits because "green roof" is also a term for a roof that has plants on top of it to help make it more energy efficient. But this green roof is not green with plants, the roofs here simply ...
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Aquaponics in the spotlight at California State Fair - Sacramento Bee

Aquaponics in the spotlight at California State Fair - Sacramento Bee | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aquaponics in the spotlight at California State FairSacramento BeePaul Trudeau demonstrates aquaponics systems at the State Fair this week. Aquaponics combines aquaculture – fish farming – with hydroponics – growing plants without soil.
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Q&A: Susan Chin on Urban Farms - Metropolis Magazine

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Metropolis MagazineQ&A: Susan Chin on Urban FarmsMetropolis MagazineIn New York City, where more than 8 million of us live in very close proximity to hundreds of our immediate neighbors, many of us are also near some form of urban agriculture.
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Vertical Farming Could Help To Elminate Poverty

Vertical farming can possibly help to eliminate poverty, since it is a technology where plants and vegetation are grown in multistory buildings.
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FIGHT AGAINST HOMELESSNESS BOLSTERED - U-T San Diego

FIGHT AGAINST HOMELESSNESS BOLSTEREDU-T San DiegoThe organization closed escrow on a 48-unit apartment complex and held a ribbon cutting at an aquaponic facility called Solutions Farms that will help grow food and fish while providing work for...
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Green Roofs: An Introduction with Pretty Pictures

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EcoGeek - Technology for the Environment (Here are some green roofs... I mean literally green!
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Future Growing® Rooftop Tower Garden® Farm At Playa Rivera Restaurant In LA

The high-end Playa Rivera restaurant in Los Angeles harvests much of its own fresh food from its rooftop Tower Garden® farm, created by Future Growing® LLC.
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EXPERT VIEW: As cities grow, technology could help the world’s thirst - AlertNet

EXPERT VIEW: As cities grow, technology could help the world’s thirst - AlertNet | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As competition for water increases, the world’s fast-growing cities will demand an ever larger share – and should be able to afford to pay for it, says water expert Colin Chartres (Top story on food and nutrition today: EXPERT VIEW: As cities grow,...
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bensozia: A Manhattan Roof Garden

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A defining feature of the new Cook+Fox office is a 3600 square foot planted roof, a restorative green plane visible from nearly every workspace. Planted with drought-tolerant, low-maintenance sedum species, the green roof ...
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Symbiotic Urban Farming And Industrial Reuse In Chicago | Your Olive Branch News - yobo

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The Plant, as it is known, is a complex food production system for raising tilapia, growing mushrooms and nurturing aquaponic vegetable gardens.
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10 Vegetable Crops You Should Consider - Greenhouse Grower - Greenhouse Grower - Article

Thinking about adding produce to your ornamentals mix? These greenhouse vegetable staples – and some others you may not have thought about – are a great place to start. (Considering hydroponic vegetable production?
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No Land Grab: Green Roof Crowns Atlantic Avenue Subway Entrance

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Green Roof Crowns Atlantic Avenue Subway Entrance http://t.co/VLCWRblj...
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Paris Gives Out Free Kits to Measure and Reduce Consumption of Water and Electricity

Paris Gives Out Free Kits to Measure and Reduce Consumption of Water and Electricity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Parisians can now keep track of how much water and electricity they consume, to help them use less.
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Washington DC area caterer first to use aquaponics for food at catered events - Examiner.com

Washington DC area caterer first to use aquaponics for food at catered events - Examiner.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Examiner.comWashington DC area caterer first to use aquaponics for food at catered eventsExaminer.comWedding and Event Planning company, Main Event Caterers, announced today they were the first such company in the Washington DC area to use...
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Fundraising About Halfway Done for WSU Farm - LoanSafe

Fundraising About Halfway Done for WSU FarmLoanSafeThe aquaponic greenhouse is just one addition planned for the Organic Farm's expansion, which received a boost earlier this year with a $5 million donation from Chuck and Louanna Eggert, the...
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Food-borne illnesses not diminishing, CDC finds - Washington Post

Food-borne illnesses not diminishing, CDC findsWashington PostLittle progress has been made in combating many types of food-borne illnesses in recent years, according to new federal data, an outcome that food safety advocates say underscores the...
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Disconnect Your Downspouts! - NyackNewsAndViews

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Disconnect Your Downspouts!NyackNewsAndViewsGreen infrastructure (GI) is both a planning approach that uses techniques like rain gardens, green roofs, permeable paving, tree plantings, rain barrels and cisterns to mimic the way nature manages water.
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Business Models Behind Urban Farming — City Farmer News

An abundance of unused space combined with a large demand for locally grown produce point to a potential for profits for intrepid city farmers. Business Day Live explores the business models behind urban farming.
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Greening the Rooftops, and the Food Chain

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Cities have the potential to be tremendously green.
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Urban farms or myths? | Environmental and Food Justice

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(SEATTLE, WA) The excitement surrounding urban agriculture is partly rooted in a notable history and possible future capacity to actually help feed the entire nation. During the Second World War, so-called 'Victory Gardens' ...

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Landscaping Roof Terraces | Garden Design

Landscaping Roof Terraces | Garden Design | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When it comes to design—as long as your roof can bear the load of furniture, foot traffic, and plantings—the sky’s the limit when landscaping your roof (RT @winterant: Green Rooftops Gardening & Landscape Design, Ideas and Tips | Garden Design...
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Chef donates funds to benefit school gardens - Mauinews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Visitor's Information - The Maui News

Chef donates funds to benefit school gardens - Mauinews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Visitor's Information - The Maui News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Chef Paris Nabavi, owner of Cilantro Mexican Grill in Lahaina and Pizza Paradiso Mediterranean Grill in Honokowai, has donated funds to purchase...
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‘Give Peas a Chance’ Protest Saves Front Yard Vegetable Garden - Until Fall

‘Give Peas a Chance’ Protest Saves Front Yard Vegetable Garden - Until Fall | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The peas have been given a reprieve, until September 1st.

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Naomi Baltuck's comment, July 28, 2012 11:28 PM
There is beauty in the garden beds, and the arrangement of arbors and crops. But even so, you don't want Canada to turn into Switzerland, where it is illegal to have rust on your car because it's an eyesore.
Cathryn Wellner's comment, July 29, 2012 2:44 PM
Illegal rust, perfidious peas - can't have all these variations from the "norm" now, can we?