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Vertical farms sprout into reality - Mother Nature Network

Vertical farms sprout into reality - Mother Nature Network | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Mother Nature NetworkVertical farms sprout into realityMother Nature NetworkSuch urgency has given root to a new agricultural idea in the past few years — building vertical farms that climb toward the sky or burrow beneath the Earth.
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Your Burger Just Got a Little Safer, Thanks to Uncle Sam

Your Burger Just Got a Little Safer, Thanks to Uncle Sam | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
After years of debating, petitioning, rulemaking, and outright stalling, this week the federal government is finally implementing new requirements for testing E. coli in ground beef.
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Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer's Market (Review)

Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer's Market (Review) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This new book provides some tasty recipes for many of the weeds growing in your garden.
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Is Tree Graffiti the Next Tree Yarn Bombing?

Is Tree Graffiti the Next Tree Yarn Bombing? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Zonenkinder Collective paints faces to highlight the grotesque and humorous faces they see on trees.
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Green Roofs are Changing Architecture: Erick Van Egeraat's Drents Museum Is Built Under A Park

Green Roofs are Changing Architecture: Erick Van Egeraat's Drents Museum Is Built Under A Park | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Here is another example of how green roofs are creating a whole new type of architecture that people can walk on and enjoy.
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Winter Park Urban Farm

Winter Park Urban Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
To see the urban farm for yourself, visit 1650 Pine Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789. Parking is available on the north side of Pine and Elm.
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Lets Celebrate World Environment Day [Infographic] | All Infographics

Lets Celebrate World Environment Day [Infographic] | All Infographics | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

World Environment Day is a vital day for all of us, for people who want to have a better, cleaner, greener and brighter and safe environment for them as well for the future generations.


Via Christino Martin, ABroaderView, David Rowing
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Green Energy Lab is Up and Running at Conard - Patch.com

Green Energy Lab is Up and Running at Conard - Patch.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green Energy Lab is Up and Running at ConardPatch.comIt has taken several years to rise from the ground in front of Conard's athletic facilities, but with the cutting of a green ribbon Tuesday afternoon, West Hartford's Green Energy Community Lab...
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South Korea are developing a farming system that could allow food ...

South Korea are developing a farming system that could allow food ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The scientists practise vertical farming: the mass cultivation of plant and animal life indoors, in urban settings. This cultivation system could help reduce overall carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere by recycling ...
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Food meets pharma as Nestle fights for health claims - Reuters

Functional food is term used to describe processed food with supplements ... whole about whole food without supplements

 

Food meets pharma as Nestle fights for health claimsReuters... products and reformulations are effective in delivering consumer benefits," Nestle technology chief Werner Bauer told a news conference. "We are not trying to copy pharma here.

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Urban Farming: Bursts Of Green On A Backdrop Of Gray

Urban Farming: Bursts Of Green On A Backdrop Of Gray | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Life can seem all gray when you look out of a peep-hole sized window of your match-box apartment, which is surrounded by a forest of concrete.
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Bay Area leading sustainable-food efforts - San Francisco Examiner

PostnoonBay Area leading sustainable-food effortsSan Francisco ExaminerOrganic urban agriculture, for example, is growing as urban populations grow. The Bay Area has cultivated a thriving urban farming movement.
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U of L hopes to save on energy costs with "green" roof - WDRB

U of L hopes to save on energy costs with "green" roof - WDRB | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
U of L hopes to save on energy costs with "green" roofWDRB(WDRB) -- The University of Louisville has its first "green" roof. It's on top of a $3.5 million addition to the university's business school.
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In Hazel Dell, pioneering urban permaculture farm finds a second life - but ... - OregonLive.com

In Hazel Dell, pioneering urban permaculture farm finds a second life - but ... - OregonLive.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
OregonLive.comIn Hazel Dell, pioneering urban permaculture farm finds a second life - but ...OregonLive.comYoung volunteers are giving new life to a sprawling urban permaculture farm first established in Vancouver's Hazel Dell community 34 years ago.
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Exceptionally Rapid Ancient Sea Level Rise Illuminates Rate of Coming Changes

Exceptionally Rapid Ancient Sea Level Rise Illuminates Rate of Coming Changes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We're in for 60-180 centimeter sea level rise by the end of this century, double what climate models showed in 2007.
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New Study: Hormones in Dairy Wastewater Persist for Years

New Study: Hormones in Dairy Wastewater Persist for Years | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Even low levels of estrogens in water can "feminize" aquatic animals, undermining their ability to reproduce.
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Monsanto's Drought Tolerant Corn Outpaced by Conventional Breeding, Better Farming Practices

Monsanto's Drought Tolerant Corn Outpaced by Conventional Breeding, Better Farming Practices | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new report from Union of Concerned Scientists finds that conventional crop breeding and better farming practices has increased drop tolerance 2-3 times more than genetic engineering, and at a lower cost.
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Vertical farm with wind turbines: Farming in the new age

Vertical farm with wind turbines: Farming in the new age | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Seems like we are really hard pressed for land these days and people have decided to expand vertically not just for homes, but also for farms. Hence the concept of vertical farming and people are trying pretty hard to try and come up with a design...
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Beef Tenderloin Hash at Urban Farmer in Portland, Oregon ...

Beef Tenderloin Hash at Urban Farmer in Portland, Oregon ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Beef Tenderloin Hash at Urban Farmer in Portland, Oregon. Plus, Hash in the Can. Don't miss this hashcapade - hash + escapade in a gorgeous setting!
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The Butcher Next Door - Slate Magazine

The Butcher Next Door - Slate Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Butcher Next DoorSlate MagazineMany of those hits have come from hip urban dwellers intent on controlling the food they eat.
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High-rise veggies or Price-rise veggies? - Ahmedabad Mirror

High-rise veggies or Price-rise veggies? - Ahmedabad Mirror | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
High-rise veggies or Price-rise veggies?Ahmedabad MirrorUrban farming can be practised on vertical spaces in the city, including open spaces of schools and colleges, housing societies, individual houses,” said Zende.
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Vancouver Urban Farming Society Annual General Meeting

Vancouver Urban Farming Society Annual General Meeting | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Thursday, 7 June 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

The Vancouver Urban Farming Society is proud to announce its first Annual General Meeting!

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How Land Rights Are Turning the World's Rural Poor Into Unexpected Conservationists

How Land Rights Are Turning the World's Rural Poor Into Unexpected Conservationists | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It is as counterintuitive as it is true: Around the world, communities who have resided on the land the longest often have the most tenuous rights to that land.
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Zero-gravity gardening takes urban veggies for a spin - TG Daily

Zero-gravity gardening takes urban veggies for a spin - TG Daily | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Zero-gravity gardening takes urban veggies for a spinTG DailyBecause the designers anticipate that the Green Wheel will be most attractive to urban apartment dwellers who are short on both space and time, it will come complete with a simple control...
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