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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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China's Rare Earth Reserves Declining, Will We Turn to Urban Mining?

China's Rare Earth Reserves Declining, Will We Turn to Urban Mining? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The tech industry is dependent on rare earth metals, the majority of which comes from China. But as those stocks dwindle, where will the industry turn?
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Top 12 Toxic Fruits and Vegetables

Top 12 Toxic Fruits and Vegetables | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
EWG releases its annual report on which produce has the most pesticide residues.
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In United States, there’s a lot of food being wasted

In United States, there’s a lot of food being wasted | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
“Farm to fork” has become “farm to dumpster” as American farms, manufacturers, grocers, restaurants and homes increasingly waste food.

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Green Roof's Serve as Vital Wildlife Habitat

Green Roof's Serve as Vital Wildlife Habitat | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green roof's provide the benefit of natural heating and insulation, a lovely space to escape to amidst the bustle of city-life, but new research shows that they are also providing a vital refuge for birds as they fly through on their ...
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Technology for Food for Life: Chemical Fertilizer Impedes ...

Technology for Food for Life: Chemical Fertilizer Impedes ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Very few industries built by the colonial masters have survived the test of time due to the fact that the technologies and expertise required to manage such industries were never transferred to local Africans, who were engaged ...
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Grow, Prep, and Serve at This Hydroponic Kitchen Island | Urban ...

Grow, Prep, and Serve at This Hydroponic Kitchen Island | Urban ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Compact urban spaces and the limited light and cold temperatures of New York City winters present challenges to those wishing to grow their own food. Urban dwellers seeking pieces combining style and function for indoor ...
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Alternative Businesses: How to Get Cash - Inc.com

Alternative Businesses: How to Get Cash - Inc.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Two successes from the crowd funding to create indoor farms and rooftop farm ...

 

Inc.comAlternative Businesses: How to Get CashInc.comPanelists Britta Riley, founder of open-source urban agriculture innovators ... needed $200000 to get her vertical, hydroponic window-farming business started.

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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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Lynn Knowlton's House In The Trees Is Built From A Recycled Barn

Lynn Knowlton's House In The Trees Is Built From A Recycled Barn | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Just about everything in this gem of a tree house is recycled from somewhere...
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Raise the Roof!

Raise the Roof! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Maybe it’s Alan Joaquin’s frequent bird’s-eye view that keeps him on the lookout for rooftops in Honolulu and beyond. A Hawaiian Airlines pilot by day, the self-professed geek is the founder of the breakout agricultural biz FarmRoof...


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High-tech harvest in Franklin - Milford Daily News

High-tech harvest in Franklin - Milford Daily News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
High-tech harvest in FranklinMilford Daily NewsFairmount Fruit Farm's hydroponic growing systems, with their strange shape and reliance on computers, have the look and feel of something NASA might ...
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'Trash for food' at Mexico City barter market - CNN

'Trash for food' at Mexico City barter market - CNN | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
'Trash for food' at Mexico City barter marketCNNThe vouchers are exchanged for fresh food produced by local farmers, who are subsidized by the local government. ... canopy of artificial trees up to 50 meters high towering over a vast urban oasis.
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Locavore News — Canada « Terra Coeur

Urban farming is a rapidly growing practice in cities throughout the World. Vancouver is no exception with many urban farms emerging over the past five years. These urban farms exhibit unique entrepreneurial approaches to ...
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Sarah Rich – author of “Urban Farms” — City Farmer News

Sarah Rich – author of “Urban Farms” — City Farmer News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A. There's a lot of debate about urban farming as a solution that will feed cities in the future, but I was more interested in looking at it from an anthropological angle. I wanted to write about the other things urban farming can do ...
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