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Tell Us Detroit News Network | tellusdetroit.com | News, sports, features, blogs, photos and forums from Detroit and Michigan

Tell Us Detroit News Network | tellusdetroit.com | News, sports, features, blogs, photos and forums from Detroit and Michigan | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Tell Us Detroit News Network covers news, business, autos, sports, entertainment, lifestyles and more in Metro Detroit and all of Michigan regularly updated online at tellusdetroit.com.
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Eating on a Green Roof: New York's Buildings Provide Food, Habitat for Wildlife – ecomagination

NY's buildings create rooftop food/habitat for wildlife. We need these green roofs in SF!
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Aeroponic system for urban agriculture

The AeroFarms and EcoVeggies partnership to bring an aeroponic growing system to St. Philips Academy has demonstrated vertical controlled agriculture that gr...

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Michael Pollan: Twinkies vs. Carrots

Michael Pollan: Twinkies vs. Carrots | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Thanks to Donald Lemperle for the heads up sharing of this question and important answer ...

 

Ever wondered why a Twinkie costs less than a carrot? How could a product with over 40 artifical ingredients possibly cost less than a vegetable that comes from the ground?

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Food Security through Green Revolution

Food Security through Green Revolution | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The green revolution or the use of advanced technology for increased agricultural yields offers security against food shortages.
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The Perfect Bagel Is Engineered in California

The Perfect Bagel Is Engineered in California | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When Dan Graf got interested in the finer points of bagel making, he was told to pay tribute to his culinary elders, as done by his bosses a...
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Sockeye salmon collapse due to lack of food, study says

Sockeye salmon collapse due to lack of food, study says | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Juvenile sockeye salmon likely didn't have enough food to survive as they travelled in poor conditions through British Columbia's Georgia Strait in 2007, resulting in abysmal returns to the Fraser River two years later, a new study suggests.

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Bicycle System in Caracas – URBAN DESIGN STUDIO I: THE 5 ...

Bicycle System in Caracas – URBAN DESIGN STUDIO I: THE 5 ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Bicycle System in Caracas. Speaking of systems… The proposal for a bike path system for Venezuela's capitol Caracas, designed by architects Andrea Hernández and Cruz Criollo, has won the first prize in the competition ...
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Kitchen technology — Food apps and other goodies :: by Culinate ...

Kitchen technology — Food apps and other goodies :: by Culinate ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A GPS for good food: Find good food on the go with inBloom, an iPhone app that points you to the nearest sustainable and healthy food options, including gluten-free, paleo, vegan, and vegetarian cuisines.
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What Can We Do Now? Food under cover - Freeport Journal-Standard

What Can We Do Now? Food under cover - Freeport Journal-Standard | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

After observing ants, bees, and termites that are totally reliant on farmed food, Despommier also points out that we are the only animals that farm far away from where we live.

 

What Can We Do Now? Food under coverFreeport Journal-StandardNo weather-related crop failures due to droughts, floods, and pests” is one of the many advantages of farming your food under cover. ...

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Back to Basics: Backyard chicken farming - KARE

Back to Basics: Backyard chicken farming - KARE | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
KAREBack to Basics: Backyard chicken farmingKAREAudrey Matson and Bob Lies are riding the wave of urban farming that's sweeping the country.
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Growing Power Farm Conference

Growing Power Farm Conference | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @SeedBomz4Change: Intl Urban & Small Farm Conference - Milwaukee, Sept 7-9 http://t.co/JKlFOEJb #UrbanAg #farming #gardening #agriculture #food #organics #OWS...
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Gilbert Farmers Market

RT @gilbertmarket: @RhibaFarms has Aquaponic Grown Produce, Wheatgrass & Even Sprouts! Come grab some TODAY!
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Painting over a food desert

GUEST VOICE | Food walls are not widely used, but they are a step in the right direction.
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Going Green: Rooftop gardens - YNN, Your News Now

Going Green: Rooftop gardens - YNN, Your News Now | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
YNN's Terry Ettinger explains the benefits that a rooftop garden can provide.
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Bee fans try to get Los Angeles to allow hives in residential areas

Bee fans try to get Los Angeles to allow hives in residential areas | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rob McFarland was in his florally vivacious backyard, tending his vegetable plot, when he noticed some honeybees buzzing around a tree. A few minutes later some bees had become tens of thousands.
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Discovery - How its made - Hydroponic lettuce production

Hydroponic lettuce production (I added a video to a @YouTube playlist http://t.co/CyeVMjyd Discovery - How its made - Hydroponic lettuce pro...)...
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Roy Yamaguchi And Dave McClure Talk Food Tech At 500 Startups [TCTV] | TechCrunch

Roy Yamaguchi And Dave McClure Talk Food Tech At 500 Startups [TCTV] | TechCrunch | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Last week, incubator and early-stage investment firm 500 Startups hosted an event it called...
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Keep Houseplants from Leaking Dirt with Coffee Filters

Keep Houseplants from Leaking Dirt with Coffee Filters | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Indoor planters usually consist of the planter itself (with a hole in the bottom to allow drainage) and a saucer to hold any excess water from the plant.
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What Test Kits Can Detect Contaminants in Garden Soils, Fruits, and Vegetables?

What Test Kits Can Detect Contaminants in Garden Soils, Fruits, and Vegetables? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A TH reader asks: I'm researching soil test kits - for pollution, not nutrition. I want to test soil, water, and food itself. Care to recommend any test kits?
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Starting from Alpha: A Project Promoting Advanced Food ...

Starting from Alpha: A Project Promoting Advanced Food ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
My name is Dagan Eshel, Director of Innovation at Strauss Israel and Strauss Group. In this post I will tell you about an innovative initiative known as the “Alpha Project”, which incorporates advanced technologies in the food world (FoodTech).
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In Rooftop Farming, New York City Emerges as a Leader

In Rooftop Farming, New York City Emerges as a Leader | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New York is emerging as a leader in commercial rooftop agriculture, which means less pollution and fewer miles for trucks carrying produce.
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Maryland Food System Map | Center for a Livable Future

Maryland Food System Map | Center for a Livable Future | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @danrodricks: Today at noon on MIdday: A conversation about Urban Farming and food availability http://t.co/DPOkxbqQ...
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WYPR Radio covers Baltimore’s burgeoning urban farm movement — City Farmer News

WYPR Radio covers Baltimore’s burgeoning urban farm movement — City Farmer News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
WYPR Radio covers Baltimore’s burgeoning urban farm movement: Oak Hill Honey farm in Baltimore. Urban Farming ra...
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In Barcelona, a Living Wall Is More Than Architecture: It's 'Vegitecture' - Cities - GOOD

In Barcelona, a Living Wall Is More Than Architecture: It's 'Vegitecture' - Cities - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
For architects in Barcelona, "vegitecture" is the new "green living." They've built a vertical garden straight in the city's residential quarters. (Is "vegitecture" the new green living?
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