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As it was published in an inspiring story featured in Inhabitat, Norway-based MMW Architects came up with a low-impact, inexpensive and easy-to-construct green wall system using bamboo scaffolding. As the article reads, ...
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Gigantic Living Paintings Unveiled at Edmonton International Airport - MarketWatch (press release)

Gigantic Living Paintings Unveiled at Edmonton International AirportMarketWatch (press release)Artist Mike Weinmaster, of the design firm Green over Grey, gained inspiration from high altitude cloud formations to create the artwork of the main central...
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The Standard - HOT BOX: The Standard, Hollywood Goes Hydroponic with Britt Browne's Indigo Garden

The Standard - HOT BOX: The Standard, Hollywood Goes Hydroponic with Britt Browne's Indigo Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Los Angeles artist Britt Browne has turned The Box at The Standard, Hollywood into a hydroponic garden nurtured by the miraculous glow of...
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Home builder offers vegetable gardens as options.

Home builder offers vegetable gardens as options. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

A developer is giving new homeowners a chance to choose vegetable garden options when they pick out their homes in one of Makakilo's newest developments - Kahiwelo.


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The Farmer Down the Block

The Farmer Down the Block | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
From Shanghai to Havana, New York to San Francisco, urban agriculture is feeding city dwellers locally grown foods from vacant lots, rooftops, backyar...
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Saving food, one sheet of paper at a time

Saving food, one sheet of paper at a time | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The invention of an Ellicott City native extends the life of fresh fruits and vegetables. (This is brilliant.
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A BIG step forward… | Alpha Farm

.@MIFestival spin-off vertical farming project Alpha Farm plans stalled, seeking new location (http://t.co/M5O7Nd30) #urban #agriculture...
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You are what you eat: Why do male consumers avoid vegetarian options?

You are what you eat: Why do male consumers avoid vegetarian options? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Why are men generally more reluctant to try vegetarian products? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are influenced by a strong association of meat with masculinity.

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“Urban Farming from Backyards to Rooftops”

“Urban Farming from Backyards to Rooftops” | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Front yards, back yards, parking lots, decks, and rooftops, all you really need is some extra space, sunlight and a little bit of planning and there really is nowhere in the city, that a garden can...
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YouTube launching food channel with TV veterans

YouTube launching food channel with TV veterans | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Bruce Seidel is confident the future of food television won't be seen on television. Which is why the Food Network and Cooking Channel veteran has checked out of network TV to oversee the launch of YouTube's latest original content channel, HUNGRY.
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Proposed legislation rejects pizza as a vegetable - IFT.org

Proposed legislation rejects pizza as a vegetable - U.S. Congressman Jared Polis has unveiled new legislation—the SL...
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Researcher converts 'green bug' into green energy, food additive

As a graduate student, Kengo Suzuki used to spend hours in the lab studying ways to speed up the growth of a variety of algae known as euglena.
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Momofuku Puts Mold, Bacteria on the Menu

Momofuku Puts Mold, Bacteria on the Menu | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Also in this issue The Man Who Makes the Future How to Spot the Future The Rise of the Robot ReporterThe Momofuku restaurants are famous for...

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BuildingBlox: Eco-Friendly Green Roofs

BuildingBlox: Eco-Friendly Green Roofs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Enter the green roof. It has revolutionized roofing in the modern world, and brings several benefits to home owners, businesses and even entire cities. Green roofs protect and preserve the environment, conserve water, and ...
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Urban farming is on the rise in Baltimore — City Farmer News

Urban farming is on the rise in Baltimore — City Farmer News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farming is hotter than a home-grown habanero these days, and Baltimore's abundant vacant lots are perfect for homesteaders. Small urban farms have proliferated recently, though city government has only just begun ...
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WHO warns of high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity from Western Food and Diets

WHO warns of high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity from Western Food and Diets | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

LONDON (Reuters) - Health data released on Wednesday provided the clearest evidence to date of the spread of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease from developed nations to poorer regions such as Africa , as lifestyles and diets there change...


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Food scraps collection program to expand to 16 municipalities

Sixteen Metro Vancouver municipalities will be collecting household food scraps from single-family homes to create high-quality compost, energy or biofuels by October of this year.
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Green Roofs Trending in US Drives Growth for Green Roof Pavers

Green Roofs Trending in US Drives Growth for Green Roof Pavers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Some credit the Hanging Gardens of Babylon from 500 B.C. as being the first green roofs. And grass-covered, traditional peaked roofs in Scandinavia have been common for centuries. But modern green roofs really began in ...
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Medical school building in Lebanon will have 'true living wall' - Daily Journal of Commerce

Medical school building in Lebanon will have 'true living wall' - Daily Journal of Commerce | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Daily Journal of CommerceMedical school building in Lebanon will have 'true living wall'Daily Journal of Commerce“As far as I know, we're the first ones taking living walls and trying to make them into a machine that really works to clean the air.”...
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Biologists produce potential malarial vaccine from algae

Biologists produce potential malarial vaccine from algae | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Biologists have succeeded in engineering algae to produce potential candidates for a vaccine that would prevent transmission of the parasite that causes malaria.

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Fake pig ears latest China food scandal | Main News

Fake pig ears latest China food scandal | Main News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Police in China are investigating after the discovery of a batch of (Fake pig ears latest China food scandal http://t.co/LybZ820p...)...
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Indoor Hydroponic Vertical Garden Screen

Indoor Hydroponic Vertical Garden Screen | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Inspired by the Windowfarms in her former office, Brooklyn designer Danielle Trofe attended an urban farming conference which set her in motion to design her own self-sustaining vertical garden system, Live Screen.
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Environment Minnesota: Green Ideas & Ham: Urban Farming Revolution Event May 22, 2012

Environment Minnesota: Green Ideas & Ham: Urban Farming Revolution Event May 22, 2012 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Environment Minnesota is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization.
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THAILAND: Mapping urban farming

THAILAND: Mapping urban farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Geographical Information System (GIS) is being used to map vegetable production in the greater Bangkok region, seat of Thailand’s capital, to analyse how urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) contribute to food security in the city of more than...

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Aeroponic grown potatoes on the Discovery Channel | weed love

RT @WeedLoving Aeroponic grown potatoes on the Discovery Channel http://t.co/0bPmfz9H #retweet #marijuana...
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