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SCIENCEgarden Module: Mobile Education and Outreach Platform

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I want to take the excitement and wonder of hydroponics on the road with this mobile demonstration unit, the SCIENCEgarden Module (SGM)...

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When Corn Prices Rise 50%, Expect Food Prices to Climb 1%

When Corn Prices Rise 50%, Expect Food Prices to Climb 1% | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Another example of how much the US agricultural system is tied to corn...
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These Amazon Animals Would Still Go Extinct Even if Deforestation Stopped Tomorrow

These Amazon Animals Would Still Go Extinct Even if Deforestation Stopped Tomorrow | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sorry guys, we've racked up an "extinction debt," and you've got to pay it off.
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Shipping Container Architecture Is So Trendy That In China, They Are Making Knock-offs

Shipping Container Architecture Is So Trendy That In China, They Are Making Knock-offs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

The irony of it all ....

 

A "Five Star" Hotel complex is Really a Potemkin Village.

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How Your Chicken Dinner Is Creating a Drug-Resistant Superbug

How Your Chicken Dinner Is Creating a Drug-Resistant Superbug | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Continuing to treat urinary tract infections as a short-term, routine ailment rather than a long-term food safety issue risks turning the responsible bacteria into a major health crisis.

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Saanich News - Urban farming in Saanich gets serious

Saanich News  - Urban farming in Saanich gets serious | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A growing network of Gorge-Tillicum residents use veggie gardening to connect with neighbours (Saanich News - Urban farming in #Saanich Gorge neighbourhood gets serious: http://t.co/1qiC5RXi...)...
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Farming grows Baltimore's quality of life

Farming grows Baltimore's quality of life | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Recently, my neighborhood convened to discuss whether to host a weekly, open-air farmers market for producers from within 50 miles of our Central Pennsylvania town.
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Urban farm at Colorado Convention Center bears first fresh bounty - Denver Post

Urban farm at Colorado Convention Center bears first fresh bounty - Denver Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farm at Colorado Convention Center bears first fresh bountyDenver PostJust around the corner from Denver s iconic big, blue bear, greens are being picked for the Colorado Convention Center s next big event.and more »...
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Green roofs: They go on business buildings, homes, even birdhouses - Daily Press (blog)

Green roofs: They go on business buildings, homes, even birdhouses - Daily Press (blog) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green roofs: They go on business buildings, homes, even birdhousesDaily Press (blog)Green roofs can be created on any surface, large or small or in-between.
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Vertical Tower Garden Feeds 10,000+ People a Year at the World's 4th Busiest Airport

John from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to the Chicago O'hare Airport to share with you the World's First Aeroponic Vegetable Garden...
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The Future of Food: Ten Cutting-Edge Restaurant Test Kitchens Around the World - Eater National

The Future of Food: Ten Cutting-Edge Restaurant Test Kitchens Around the World - Eater National | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Future of Food: Ten Cutting-Edge Restaurant Test Kitchens Around the WorldEater NationalSome of these projects delve into scientific, technological, and academic research (Momofuku, Mugaritz, Moto), while others stick to developing menus and...
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Runo Okiomah's Maa-Bara: Growing Food Anywhere - Huffington Post (blog)

Take a look at the rendering ... fabulous design ...

 

Runo Okiomah's Maa-Bara: Growing Food AnywhereHuffington Post (blog)Okiomah's team won the 2011 Yunus Challenge for creating an innovative solution that has the most potential to increase adoption of beneficial agricultural technologies, financial...

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Challenge posed by mistrust of online food nutrition information, new Australian study | Australian Food News

Challenge posed by mistrust of online food nutrition information, new Australian study | Australian Food News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Consumers are increasingly turning to the internet for information about food products, but a report released today says that traditional printed (RT @NutritionAust: Despite all our technology, Aussies still prefer to get their #nutrition info from...
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How Car Sharing is Taking Over Berlin

How Car Sharing is Taking Over Berlin | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Robert Llewellyn explores Berlin's high tech systems for car sharing in an urban environment. He thinks he may have seen the future of mobility.
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Potential new weapon against crop pests discovered

Potential new weapon against crop pests discovered | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Scientists have made a discovery that could provide a new means to control insect crop pests around the globe.
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U.S. declares drought-stricken states largest natural disaster area ever

U.S. declares drought-stricken states largest natural disaster area ever | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The United States Department of Agriculture has declared natural disaster areas in more than 1,000 counties and 26 drought-stricken states, making it the largest natural disaster in America ever.
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G-O2 Living Walls Help Make Greenest Building

G-O2 Living Walls Help Make Greenest Building | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Striking use of green walls to create eye candy landscaping on vertical surfaces ... from partner provider G-O2 Green Walls from Plant Connection ...

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Penn State Live - First aquaponics garden being developed at Penn State

Penn State Live - First aquaponics garden being developed at Penn State | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
After spending five days this spring studying aquaponics at the University of Arizona, College of Agricultural Sciences student Jessica Foster and greenhouse manager Scott DiLoreto are developing the first aquaponic system at Penn State.

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UBC Farm Potluck | Facebook

UBC Farm Potluck | Facebook | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Vancouver Potluck  July 26th

 

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.

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Vertical farm turns waste into food

Vertical farm turns waste into food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farming is being taken to new heights in an abandoned Chicago pork processing plant where environmentalists hope to (“@igreenProgram: Vertical farming in Chicago with closed loop systems aiming for 'net zero' energy use.)...
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Conflicts Over Urban Agriculture in Harare - AllAfrica.com

Conflicts Over Urban Agriculture in Harare - AllAfrica.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Conflicts Over Urban Agriculture in HarareAllAfrica.comWinter in Harare is almost over. Walking my kids to school in the morning across frosty vleis, strewn with festering rubbish, we see the first signs of the agricultural season awakening.
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A new PSU outdoor learning area features green walls and roofs and serves as ... - OregonLive.com

A new PSU outdoor learning area features green walls and roofs and serves as ... - OregonLive.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
OregonLive.comA new PSU outdoor learning area features green walls and roofs and serves as ...OregonLive.comPortland State University this week unveiled a new outdoor student laboratory that doubles as a community park and features three...
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Support Urban Farming - Huffington Post

Support Urban Farming - Huffington Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Support Urban FarmingHuffington PostEating locally grown foods is a great way of being able to understand and support the quality of your life.
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Work Perk: Free-Meal Rule Widens - Wall Street Journal

Work Perk: Free-Meal Rule Widens - Wall Street Journal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Great perk to make employees healthy, social and productive ....

 

Wall Street JournalWork Perk: Free-Meal Rule WidensWall Street JournalGoogle Inc.'s free food and drinks, including such offerings as sushi and fresh-ground espresso, helped spark the fashion of deluxe cafeterias or catered meals at Internet...

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Studio hope to target vacant lots, urban farming | Office of Sustainability | Temple University

Studio hope to target vacant lots, urban farming | Office of Sustainability | Temple University | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @TempleGUS: #gushighlights Gus faculty Hamil Pearsall leads effort to develop urban farm app as part of Apps and Maps project.
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