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Infographic: Making Sense of the Farm Bill - News - GOOD

Infographic: Making Sense of the Farm Bill - News - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Farm Bill is the most important piece of legislation you've (probably) never heard of. And surprise: It's pretty flawed.
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How to Start an Urban Farm in a Post-Industrial City - Environment - GOOD

How to Start an Urban Farm in a Post-Industrial City - Environment - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Youngstown, Ohio, may have shrunk, but its urban farms are growing.
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Will Allen: The Inspiring Face of Urban Farming | VIGA Vashon

Will Allen: The Inspiring Face of Urban Farming | VIGA Vashon | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Will Allen: changing the way we think about urban farming. We love learning about the new faces and forces of farming, and the new ideas about how and where to grow great food. VIGA member, Michelle of Pacific Potager, ...
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Agriculture 2.0 is a design by Appareil for urban...

Agriculture 2.0 is a design by Appareil for urban... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Agriculture 2.0 is a design by Appareil for urban vertical farming. Although it’s based on ancient practices, it’s a concept for the future.
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Riyadh's Dumping Ground Becomes a Desert Oasis

Riyadh's Dumping Ground Becomes a Desert Oasis | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A decade-long restoration project in Saudi Arabia has cleaned up a polluted river valley and turned it into a vast public park.
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Vertical farming: A Vision of the Future? | Sustainable Products and Practices

Vertical farming: A Vision of the Future? | Sustainable Products and Practices | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Eighty percent of the world's arable land is currently being used to provide food for the Earth's estimated 6.8 billion people.
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Mithun Center for Urban Agriculture | foodurbanism.org

Mithun Center for Urban Agriculture | foodurbanism.org | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Conceived as a “living building” which draws resources from its immediate environment to become self-sufficient, the proposal for the Center for Urban Agriculture features gray and rain water collection systems, photovoltaic ...
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SF to consider new urban agriculture ordinance Monday - The Bay Citizen (blog)

SF to consider new urban agriculture ordinance Monday - The Bay Citizen (blog) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Bay Citizen (blog)SF to consider new urban agriculture ordinance MondayThe Bay Citizen (blog)By Andy Wright |June 8, 2012 12:40 pm |In Environmental Health Oakland and San Francisco have both supported urban agriculture, letting people grow and...
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Teenagers from Swaziland snag $50000 prize for hydroponic system

Teenagers from Swaziland snag $50000 prize for hydroponic system | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
smartplanet.com;By Rose Eveleth | June 7, 2012; How many teenagers have $50000 just laying around? Well, now these two students from Swaziland do (or maybe $25000 each, which is still a lot of money).
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London's Chelsea Fringe is a Quirky Bouquet of Horticultural Happenings

London's Chelsea Fringe is a Quirky Bouquet of Horticultural Happenings | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new garden upstart, the Chelsea Fringe, is popping up all over.
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Urban Agriculture Part III: Towards An Urban 'Agri-puncture' - Huffington Post

Urban Agriculture Part III: Towards An Urban 'Agri-puncture' - Huffington Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Agriculture Part III: Towards An Urban 'Agri-puncture'Huffington PostWhat happened in Medellín is often called “Urban Acupuncture,” a way of planning that pinpoints vulnerable sectors of a city and re-energizes them through design intervention.
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UHC Intro to URBAN FARMING Workshops start June 16th

UHC Intro to URBAN FARMING Workshops start June 16th | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
UHC URBAN FARMING Workshops start June 16th!
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A Colorful Tour Of America's Urban Farms - Co.Exist

A Colorful Tour Of America's Urban Farms - Co.Exist | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Co.ExistA Colorful Tour Of America's Urban FarmsCo.ExistEvery day, new places for growing food pop up in the urban landscape, run by scrappy farmers intent on growing something in the middle of all the asphalt.
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Freshwater Farm - Aquaponic Gardening

Freshwater Farm - Aquaponic Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Freshwater Farm is now cycling in Northern Michigan!
I am a student in the Fisheries Department at Michigan State University.
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Watch now: Pilot: Urban Farming | Food Forward | PBS Video

A great 20 min respite for all on this weekend ... more than worth the time to see what Urban Farming is and the vision for the future ...

 

Meet the food rebels who are growing food right where we live: In cities.

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Research institute introduces snack-foods - Philippine Information Agency

Research institute introduces snack-foodsPhilippine Information AgencyBy Benjie S.
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Cub to Source From Hydroponic Greenhouse | Produce content from …

Starting this fall, Cub Foods' Twin City locations will be sourcing produce from a local hydroponic greenhouse built by BrightFarms and operated by J&J Distributing.Supermarket News (Cub to Source From Hydroponic Greenhouse | Produce content from ...
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Hydroponic Leeks: A Not so Dirty Business After All

Hydroponic Leeks: A Not so Dirty Business After All | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing leeks is traditionally a dirty business—but hydroponics is about to change all that… The first job I obtained after graduating from the Univer...
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The World's First Aeroponic Vegetable Garden, in an Airport ...

The World's First Aeroponic Vegetable Garden, in an Airport ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Chicago's O'Hare Airport houses the world's first aeroponic garden.
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PBS posts full episode – 'Urban Farming – Food First' — City Farmer ...

PBS posts full episode – 'Urban Farming – Food First' — City Farmer ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food Forward: Urban Agriculture Across America is a half-hour, character-driven survey of urban farming across the country. We meet the food rebels who are growing food right where we live–in cities. Lively animation starts ...
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Goats graze on farm family's 'green' roof - ABC7Chicago.com

Goats graze on farm family's 'green' roof - ABC7Chicago.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
ABC7Chicago.comGoats graze on farm family's 'green' roofABC7Chicago.comJune 8, 2012 (CREST HILL, Ill.) (WLS) -- Green roofs have many benefits, including cutting down on heating and cooling costs for the buildings they cover.
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The Arsenic Diet

The Arsenic Diet | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Urbaform now has an operating company that can treat arsenic in water and soil ... watch for further announcement today

 

In late May, the organic baby formula maker Nature's One announced a goal of ...

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EPA Considers Banning Gender-Bending Herbicide Atrazine

EPA Considers Banning Gender-Bending Herbicide Atrazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The agency is holding a public meeting to review ecological risks of the dastardly pesticide known for turning male frogs into females.
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Urban Rabbit Farming Primer

Urban Rabbit Farming Primer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Rabbit Farming Primer http://t.co/umao1015 via @Revelation1217...
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Food trucks in France, too, selling (gasp!) American food - Bend Bulletin

Food trucks in France, too, selling (gasp!) American food - Bend Bulletin | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food trucks in France, too, selling (gasp!) American foodBend BulletinBut the idea of street food made by chefs, using restaurant-grade ingredients, techniques and technology, is very new indeed.
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