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Your Air Conditioner Makes You Fat

Your Air Conditioner Makes You Fat | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Interesting debate, but no question that AC spreads airborne germs

 

It's not just that everyone hides inside and doesn't move; Air conditioning might actually increase obesity.

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Carcinogens linked to cancer stem cells, but spinach can help

Carcinogens linked to cancer stem cells, but spinach can help | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Researchers for the first time have traced the actions of a known carcinogen in cooked meat to its complex biological effects on microRNA and cancer stem cells. They also found that spinach can help prevent some of the damage done by this carcinogen.
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Will Cowork for Food: San Francisco's Forage Kitchen Aims to Be a Hub for Food Lovers - Business - GOOD

Will Cowork for Food: San Francisco's Forage Kitchen Aims to Be a Hub for Food Lovers - Business - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Members of San Francisco's craft food scene will soon get a communal home if the Forage Kitchen hits its fundraising target.
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A (tomato) cage match - Minneapolis Star Tribune

A (tomato) cage match - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star TribuneA (tomato) cage matchMinneapolis Star TribuneThe Farmer grows many tomato plants in a row, spaced at least 2 feet apart, ... grooming the vines to create the two-dimensional vertical vegetative plane.
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Green Drinks @ Luminance 2012: Urban Farming – A Possibility in ...

Green Drinks @ Luminance 2012: Urban Farming – A Possibility in ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We have two sessions of Green Drinks next week! This is a special session that is held at the Luminance! Festival 2012, and looks at urban farming: As the world faces increasing food and environmental issues, urban farming ...
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The Cincinnati Museum Center's green roof - 5chw4r7z:: the ethos of ...

The Cincinnati Museum Center's green roof - 5chw4r7z:: the ethos of ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A couple weeks ago a bunch of bloggers got a behind the scenes tour of the Cincinnati Museum Center and one of the stops was the green roof on the southern part of the building that is not open to the public.
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Detroit 'Urban Farming Symposium' speaker videos now online ...

Detroit 'Urban Farming Symposium' speaker videos now online ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Several speakers from the legal side of  urban farming and how it relates to governing a city ...

 

Kathryn Colasanti, of the Center for Regional Food Systems at MSU (formerly the C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems), gives her presentation, “Urban agriculture in Detroit: Possibilities & perspectives,” at the 2012 ...

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Launch of new Agricultural Urbanism Lab | Sustain Magazine | BUILT ENVIRONMENT MATTERS

Launch of new Agricultural Urbanism Lab | Sustain Magazine | BUILT ENVIRONMENT MATTERS | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Bike Tribes: A Field Guide to North American Cyclists (Book Review)

Bike Tribes: A Field Guide to North American Cyclists (Book Review) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
"Bike Tribes is the Preppy Handbook of bicycling, replete with one-of-a-kind illustrations that taxonomize the special habits, clothing, preferences, and predilections of cyclists."...
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Farm Bill Amendment Would Allow State Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods

Farm Bill Amendment Would Allow State Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The amendment, introduced by Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and California's Barbara Boxer, would allow states to label GMO ingredients without fear of lawsuit from manufacturers.
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Canning Comeback? Kmart Launches Affordable Preserving Equipment

Canning Comeback? Kmart Launches Affordable Preserving Equipment | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The mega-chain debuts a line of home-canning equipment, making food preservation more accessible and affordable for all.
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17 Year-Old Brittany Trilford Addresses World Leaders at the UN Earth Summit

17 Year-Old Brittany Trilford Addresses World Leaders at the UN Earth Summit | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
"Are you hear to save face? Or are you hear to save us?
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Hot Weather Springing Up in 2012 | Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Hot Weather Springing Up in 2012 | Center for Climate and Energy Solutions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Eat less meat and farm efficiently to tackle climate change

Eat less meat and farm efficiently to tackle climate change | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We need to eat less meat and recycle our waste to re-balance the global carbon cycle and reduce our risk of dangerous levels of climate change.
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George Kahumoku Jr., A Hawaiian Life

George is multiple grammy award winning artist BUT our interface with him was through his farm ... he is a man of the aina (land) and traces roots in farming back many generations ... beautiful music and story

 

The story of a Hawaiian life thru the everyday example of aloha and ohana in the life and music of George Kahumoku Jr.

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Extinction threat 'a call to world leaders' at Rio Earth Summit - CNN

Extinction threat 'a call to world leaders' at Rio Earth Summit - CNN | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Extinction threat 'a call to world leaders' at Rio Earth SummitCNN"We have always adapted and innovated -- 10000 years ago we innovated with agriculture. ... 'Vertical farm' blooms at packing plant ...
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A False Utopia | Adventures in Organic Urban Farming with ...

A False Utopia | Adventures in Organic Urban Farming with ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Now I do understand the complexity and necessity of the garden ecosystem. I do. But if I am being completely honest, a part of me was a little excited about the greenhouse possibly affording a somewhat more sanitized ...
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Red tape stunts growth of urban farming, hearing told - Montreal Gazette

Red tape stunts growth of urban farming, hearing toldMontreal GazetteUrban agriculture provides so many benefits that the city of Montreal should make it easier for residents.and more »...
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Modern Agricultural Technologies Key to Africa's Food Security ...

Modern Agricultural Technologies Key to Africa\'s Food Security... Two major U.S.-based foundations have announced a grand scheme to rejuvenate Africa\'s agriculture. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the ...
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People Want To Eat Meat Raised Without Excessive Antibiotics. Wouldn’t You?

People Want To Eat Meat Raised Without Excessive Antibiotics. Wouldn’t You? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This news is going to be everywhere today, but it's solidly in the topics I care about (and you readers care about -- at least I think you d...
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Duluth, Minnesota Flooding -- Zoo Animals Drown, Polar Bear and Seal Escape

Duluth, Minnesota Flooding -- Zoo Animals Drown, Polar Bear and Seal Escape | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Maybe global warming, maybe not...but another weather emergency hits the headlines...
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The Something Beautiful Project

The Something Beautiful Project | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Good one ... made my day ....

 

A Prius w/racing flames - irony is beautiful, too!

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Resveratrol may be natural exercise performance enhancer

Resveratrol may be natural exercise performance enhancer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine may enhance exercise training and performance, demonstrates newly published medical research.
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Arctic Sea Ice on Track for Record Low Levels This Year

Arctic Sea Ice on Track for Record Low Levels This Year | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
EcoGeek - Technology for the Environment...
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