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The Future of Urban Farms… - blog*spot

The Future of Urban Farms… - blog*spot | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farming is certainly an emerging trend across the country, and has been implicated as a means of addressing community problems like vacant and blighted land, food deserts, obesity and malnutrition, and food illiteracy ...
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Freeway Farmer — In the shadow of 101, grower preserves East Palo Alto's ... - Peninsula Press

Freeway Farmer — In the shadow of 101, grower preserves East Palo Alto's ... - Peninsula Press | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Peninsula PressFreeway Farmer — In the shadow of 101, grower preserves East Palo Alto's ...Peninsula PressMost of his neighbors at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market this Saturday morning in early May have been awake for hours, some driving hundreds of...
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New federal grant gives farmers, vendors access to wireless technology - NewsNet5.com

New federal grant gives farmers, vendors access to wireless technology - NewsNet5.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
NewsNet5.comNew federal grant gives farmers, vendors access to wireless technologyNewsNet5.comCLEVELAND - Healthy food just got a bit easier to buy – and sell. And it's all thanks to wireless technology and the federal government.
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Online Shopping Leading To Rise Of Urban Farming In Beijing - Revmodo

Online Shopping Leading To Rise Of Urban Farming In Beijing - Revmodo | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Online Shopping Leading To Rise Of Urban Farming In BeijingRevmodoThe combination of online shopping and concerns about the safety of the food grown in the country has lead to more residents between 25 to 35 trying their hand at urban farming, with...
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Ban food from landfill - study - The Press Association

Ban food from landfill - study - The Press Association | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Ban food from landfill - studyThe Press AssociationThe Government should ban all food leftovers from landfill by the end of the decade to boost technology which can turn it into energy, a report has said.
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Tippecanoe Urban Farmers work city soil for delicious benefits - Journal and Courier

Tippecanoe Urban Farmers work city soil for delicious benefits - Journal and Courier | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tippecanoe Urban Farmers work city soil for delicious benefitsJournal and CourierTippecanoe Urban Farmers are a new breed of agriculturally aware community members in the city.
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Metro Vancouver tries to diffuse potential stink over food waste odours

Metro Vancouver tries to diffuse potential stink over food waste odours | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As Metro Vancouver ramps up its kitchen scraps collection program, it’s considering plans to slap organics composting facilities with a “polluter-pay” fee to ensure they don’t stink up the region.
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http://www.ishs.org/news » Western Consumers’ Shameful Food Waste Exacerabates Food Crisis

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Urban farming growing as popular summer pastime in NYC - Metro.us

Urban farming growing as popular summer pastime in NYC - Metro.us | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farming growing as popular summer pastime in NYCMetro.usNew Yorkers more apt than ever to source their own food.
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Urban design: we are falling behind

Urban design: we are falling behind | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In 2009, New York City converted an old elevated railroad on the west side of Manhattan into a park of ingenious design. The High Line is a triumph of civic engagement and urban planning.
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Vertical Farming: Hochhaus-Beete in Korea - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Video

Vertical Farming: Hochhaus-Beete in Korea - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Video | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Beete, die in den Himmel ragen, Plantagen in Hochhäusern - noch ist das eine Vision. Koreanische Wissenschaftler wollen das ändern. Sie arbeiten an einem massentauglichen Konzept für das vertical Farming.
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Fresh From the Roof

Fresh From the Roof | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A big supermarket sees the wisdom of urban farming and has created an impressive rooftop, aeroponic garden, with great results.
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Urban Farming as a Profitable Enterprise in Youngstown - Generation E Ohio

@UrbanCincy @urbanophile @urbanplanning Urban Farming as a Profitable Enterprise in Youngstown - http://t.co/NWPcEYf9...
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POP UP FARM visits Jair's Urban Garden | Farming The City

POP UP FARM visits Jair's Urban Garden | Farming The City | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In the North of Amsterdam, urban farmer, Jair Schalkwijk, works on his beautiful allotment garden. With three friends, he does some serious food-growing on his plot. On Friday the 15th of June, Jair showed the participants from the POP UP ...
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Vertical veggies - Herald Palladium (subscription)

Vertical veggiesHerald Palladium (subscription)"We really think we can feed the world" with a system called vertical farming, said Milan Kluko, an engineer who launched Green Spirit Farms, making a $3 million investment in the former Plastics...
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Out of Economic Woe, Urban Farming Side Project Evolves Into ...

Out of Economic Woe, Urban Farming Side Project Evolves Into ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Situated on rich river bottom soil, the couple's small road front plot proved extraordinarily fertile, yielding impressive crops that had passers-by stopping to ask if any of the produce was for sale.
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Landscaping for Roofs

Landscaping for Roofs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Hands-on installation of green roof on a commercial structure Economic and resource benefits of green roofs Integrating native/drought-resistant planting techniques Incorporating reclaimed materials as growing media ...
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If You Build It, They Will Come | The Future of Agriculture

If You Build It, They Will Come | The Future of Agriculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I made sure to include important *Notes* at the end of the document that could help officials better understand our aquaponic systems and operations. For example, I made it clear that the systems are stand-alone.
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Small-Scale Farmers Creating a New Profit Model

Small-Scale Farmers Creating a New Profit Model | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
With an aging farm population and a looming shortage of migrant workers, local growers band together for collective organic clout. (This article is at the heart of what the Urban Farming Group is all about.
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Clip-on Apartment Purifies Waste Water, Generates Its Own Energy

Clip-on Apartment Purifies Waste Water, Generates Its Own Energy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I don't think it would actually work, but it is an innovative way of reskinning buildings...
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OPINION: Biotech Crops Provide Food Security In Southeast Asia - Asian Scientist Magazine

OPINION: Biotech Crops Provide Food Security In Southeast Asia - Asian Scientist Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Asian Scientist MagazineOPINION: Biotech Crops Provide Food Security In Southeast AsiaAsian Scientist MagazineSoutheast Asian nations should follow the Philippines down the path to biotech crops for food security, says Crispin Maslog of the Asian...
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Roof revolution: Carnation couple turns lifeless space into natural ... - Snoqualmie Valley Record

Roof revolution: Carnation couple turns lifeless space into natural ... - Snoqualmie Valley Record | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Roof revolution: Carnation couple turns lifeless space into natural ...Snoqualmie Valley Record“I've always been interested in green roofs,” said Maloy, a contractor and ...
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Want bigger plants? Get to the root of the matter

Want bigger plants? Get to the root of the matter | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Plant scientists have imaged and analyzed, for the first time, how a potted plant's roots are arranged in the soil as the plant develops. In this study,biologists also found that doubling plant pot size makes plants grow over 40 percent larger.
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NEWS: Vertical Designs Ltd. Strikes Deal for Province of Ontario

NEWS: Vertical Designs Ltd. Strikes Deal for Province of Ontario | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Vancouver based dense urban farming company has just struck a deal to build a small-scale vertical farm in Ontario. Agritecture is certainly growing up this season!
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Space Food | FTLFactor.com

Space Food | FTLFactor.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I've started an experiment on my back porch that may be relevant to settling other worlds.  What is this experiment?  It's a vertical hydroponic (technically (Aeroponic gardens: good technology for #space exploration and today's table?
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