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Why Eat Locally Grown Food?

Why Eat Locally Grown Food? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The more I learned about where our food was coming from, the angrier I got. I had never really thought about it before. But once you know this stuff, you can't un-know it. And then what do you do? We;ll, here's what I did...
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Pamper Your Pet With These 10 Natural and Organic Pet Foods

Pamper Your Pet With These 10 Natural and Organic Pet Foods | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Set a high standard for your cats and dogs with these healthy alternatives to traditional food.
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High food prices delay world's Millennium devt goals

High food prices delay world's Millennium devt goals | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON�- High food prices have derailed ambitious aims to slash extreme poverty and hunger across the world by 2015, a World Bank and International Monetary Fund report said Friday.

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Pakistan: Agri research key factor for achieving food security

Islamabad—Sardar Ghulam Mustafa, Director (Public Relations and Protocol), Pakistan Agricultural Research Council l(PARC) has said that Agricultural research is the key factor for achieving food security, therefore, PARC is focusing on emerging issues for advancement of agriculture sector.


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The Living Ocean: Aquaponics: The New Wave of the Future?

The Living Ocean: Aquaponics: The New Wave of the Future? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Nevertheless, community members make the journey down a dirt road, many of them return visitors, to learn more about the hybrid growing system of aquaponics in a farm session that is booked solid every month.

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Slow Food Vancouver Island - Urban Farming

Vegies, fruits, chickens, ducks and bees!!! Urban Agrarian, Chris Adams and Heritage Seed Specialist, Jeff Wright provide insights into the challenges, solut...
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Ancient Maya solutions to water and food insecurity | Global Water Forum

Ancient Maya solutions to water and food insecurity | Global Water Forum | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Akpinar Ferrand and Scarborough propose that Ancient Maya water management systems are low technology solutions to increase water and food security (Ancient Maya solutions to water security applied to development today http://t.co/V6FfOgxy...)...
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Detroit: The Center of Urban Farming

Detroit: The Center of Urban Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
While it may be hard for most people to imagine, Detroit has become the center of urban farming in the United States, largely due to all of the abandoned lots and food deserts that exist in some of poorest parts of the city.
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forks over knives diet | Best Way to Lose Weight

forks over knives diet | Best Way to Lose Weight | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Learn some tips about following the Forks Over Knives diet. It's a diet based on the documentary film that promotes a whole-foods plant-based diet.
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Is Placemaking the "New Environmentalism"?

Is Placemaking the "New Environmentalism"? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Kaid Benfield of the NRDC makes the case that people habitat is as important as natural habitat.
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City of Vancouver to weed out laws impeding agriculture — City ...

City of Vancouver to weed out laws impeding agriculture — City ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Emi Do is an urban farmer and owner of Yummy Yards based in Vancouver. The city's ... The City of Vancouver is pursuing changes to bylaws and regulations that will rescue commercial urban agriculture from its legal limbo.
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Building Concept: The LOFT Vertical Farming with Nature in a Spatial Singularity

Building Concept: The LOFT Vertical Farming with Nature in a Spatial Singularity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Understanding the rise of rooftop farming

Understanding the rise of rooftop farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Pearched atop a six-story building at 37-18 Northern Boulevard in Long Island City Queens, tucked high above the city streets is the Brooklyn Grange, a 40,000 Sq. Ft. roof top commercial farm.


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The Really Slow Food Movement

The Really Slow Food Movement | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In 1475, the Duke of Bavaria and Princess Hedwig of Jadwiga got married.  It was the celebrity wedding of the century, with days of dancing...
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These 5 Self-Watering Planters Make Vegetable Gardening Easy

These 5 Self-Watering Planters Make Vegetable Gardening Easy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Eliminate the guesswork of when to water your container garden with these five examples of self-watering planters...
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A Former Chicago Meatpacking Plant Becomes a Self-Sustaining Vertical Farm - Design - GOOD

A Former Chicago Meatpacking Plant Becomes a Self-Sustaining Vertical Farm - Design - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Once dedicated to producing red meat for the masses, the building will become a zero-waste producer of more sustainable foods.
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Urban youth farm a community gathering place in East Oakland - healthycal.org

Urban youth farm a community gathering place in East Oakland - healthycal.org | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban youth farm a community gathering place in East Oaklandhealthycal.orgPhoto: Marnette Federis/California Health Report By Marnette Federis East Oakland's Acta Non Verba Urban Youth Farm is an unexpected patch of green oasis near the bustle of...

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Aquaponics: a New Technology to Recycle Water and Feed a Rapidly Growing Population

Aquaponics: a New Technology to Recycle Water and Feed a Rapidly Growing Population | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An interview with Aquaponic Entrepreneur Mark Hasey on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water, hosted by the Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research.

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An idea takes root

An idea takes root | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs venture into urban mushroom farming and revitalizing communities. (Very cool venture idea.....urban mushroom farming!
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Editorial: Detroit should embrace Michigan State's urban farming initiative

Editorial: Detroit should embrace Michigan State's urban farming initiative | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Michigan State University has proposed building an urban-agriculture campus in Detroit that could eventually draw $100 million in investment and transform 100 acres of blighted land into an international research center.
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Texas College Converts its Football Field into a Working Farm

Texas College Converts its Football Field into a Working Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Paul Quinn College in Dallas converted its underused football field into a working farm.
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4 DIY Compost Bins You Can Build in One Day (VIDEO)

4 DIY Compost Bins You Can Build in One Day (VIDEO) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Save money on a compost bin by building your own. You can recycle wooden pallets, trash cans, barrels and cinder blocks for these projects.
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Carolyn Dimitri to Study the Economics of Urban Farming with ...

Carolyn Dimitri to Study the Economics of Urban Farming with ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Carolyn Dimitri to Study the Economics of Urban Farming with $453000 USDA Grant. Carolyn Dimitri, associate professor of food studies, has been thinking about sustainable food systems for more than twenty years.
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National Geographic: Urban Farming Is Growing a Green Future ...

National Geographic: Urban Farming Is Growing a Green Future ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Farming to Survive. In many poor urban neighborhoods, people have long had to grow some of their own food or tend livestock. Pigs can be kept without a lot of space, and they can eat scraps and garbage.
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Aquaponics puts the green in West Bank gardens

Aquaponics puts the green in West Bank gardens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aquaponics and hydroponics can produce crops faster than traditional methods (Aquaponics puts the green in West Bank gardens: Walter Baldassaro of Harvey has an aquaponic garden, which combi...)...
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