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HydroponicsTV: The Grow Channel - ZipGrow Vertical strawberries Videos

Vertical aquaponic gardening in ZipGrow Towers (Watch Now: ZipGrow Vertical strawberries http://t.co/3p5yocvO : #aquaponic #hydro...)...
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St. Paul greenhouse demonstrates a bold new direction in urban farming

St. Paul greenhouse demonstrates a bold new direction in urban farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Hydroponics make a comeback; the (St.Paul greenhouse demonstrates a bold new direction in urban farming http://t.co/gnbw5Xri...)...
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Honeybees help Waldorf keep up with green trend - The Spokesman Review

Honeybees help Waldorf keep up with green trend - The Spokesman Review | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
CBC.caHoneybees help Waldorf keep up with green trendThe Spokesman ReviewMeghan Barr AP AP photo Honeybee hives sit on the 20th-floor roof of the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York on Tuesday.
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OUROBOROS FARMS LLC (Pescadero, Ca) - Aquaponic Gardening

OUROBOROS FARMS LLC (Pescadero, Ca) - Aquaponic Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I would like to introduce our project to the community. We are Ouroboros Farms located in Pescadero, California.
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Urban Farming Lab | 新车间 [Xinchejian]

Urban Farming Lab | 新车间 [Xinchejian] | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @xinchejian: #xinchejian: Urban Farming Lab http://t.co/Q9I3pxFC...
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Farming's dark side? | Cover Story | Santa Maria Sun, CA

Farming's dark side? | Cover Story | Santa Maria Sun, CA | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fields of leafy green vegetables and ripening strawberries in the Santa Maria Valley look innocent enough as the food crops get ready for dining table...
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St. Louis Food Truck Grows Fresh Veggies on its Roof Garden

St. Louis Food Truck Grows Fresh Veggies on its Roof Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Marco Castro Coscio of Bus Roots has installed an edible green roof on St. Louis food truck, Lulu's Local Eatery. (Does that make this truck green?
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Shareable: FoodLab Plots "Coworking for Food Trucks"

Shareable: FoodLab Plots "Coworking for Food Trucks" | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

San Francisco FoodLab nurtures unique cuisine and then creates food truck based business that looks incredible ... be sure to watch short video at end of article ... but be careful not to watch on empty stomach ... watch at your own peril

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The Garden Pool – Feed Your Family Food From Your Backyard Ecosystem – e-Book | GardenPool.org

The Garden Pool – Feed Your Family Food From Your Backyard Ecosystem – e-Book | GardenPool.org | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

How do you feed a family by building your own Garden Pool ... a super efficient closed loop food production system  

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Solar-powered 'supertrees' breathe life into Singapore's urban oasis - CNN.com

Solar-powered 'supertrees' breathe life into Singapore's urban oasis - CNN.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Singapore's latest development opens this month, with imposing 50-meter-tall artificial trees towering over botanical gardens.

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TerraSphere - Vertical Farming

Provides proprietary vertical farming technology solutions that utilize minimal land, water and energy resources to produce fresh, pesticide-free produce regardless of climate or location, year round...

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vertical theory: farming in urban environments

vertical theory: farming in urban environments | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A collection of infographics, research material, art and spontaneous thoughts related to urban...
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Freshwater Farm - Aquaponic Gardening

Freshwater Farm - Aquaponic Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Freshwater Farm is now cycling in Northern Michigan!
I am a student in the Fisheries Department at Michigan State University.
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A.M.P.S. and Rouses take urban farming to new heights

A.M.P.S. and Rouses take urban farming to new heights | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A.M.P.S., which stands for Aquaponics Modular Production Systems, builds, designs, and manages aquaponic and hydroponic farm systems to help grow fresh produce for local consumers with the use of minimal energy.
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Lynchburg Community Market to accept food stamp benefits - Lynchburg News and Advance

Lynchburg Community Market to accept food stamp benefitsLynchburg News and AdvanceThe Community Market — one of the oldest in the country — will become one of only 41 markets statewide to accept SNAP, also known as food stamps.
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Summer food program for Washington County youth expanded to six more sites - The Herald-Mail

Summer food program for Washington County youth expanded to six more sites - The Herald-Mail | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Summer food program for Washington County youth expanded to six more sitesThe Herald-MailOne of the summer school sites where meals will be provided is Hagerstown Community College, which is hosting a science, technology and engineering summer...
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What's working: Bringing healthy food to urban communities - The ...

What's working: Bringing healthy food to urban communities - The ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
But Jennifer says but now some innovative organizations are teaming up to change that, by turning urban blight into a healthy oasis and its an example of “what's working.” Enter City Slicker Farms and Mandela marketplace.
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Urban agriculture movement is growing like a Texas turnip

Urban agriculture movement is growing like a Texas turnip | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Linda Lamm, a part-time health care provider, started growing vegetables in her yard about six years ago to “know what's in my food and in the food I'm feeding my children.” For remodeling contractor Joshua Alder, growing up around chickens, cows...
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admin – Urban fare (6/10/2012) | The Chicken Coop

admin – Urban fare (6/10/2012) | The Chicken Coop | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Without oil to run tractors, agrichemicals to fertilize fields, and fuel to transport food from the country into the cities, Cubans turned to urban organic agriculture to keep its 11 million citizens from mass starvation.
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Rio+20: Fiddling While Earth Burns

Rio+20: Fiddling While Earth Burns | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

UN and USA  technocrats must listen to the small-scale and indigenous farmers of the world! Large scale biotech industrial food production and destruction of our oceans, land and our forests (and all species within them) for PalmOil and pure profit is not the answer if we are to survive on this planet.

- Transition Times, Jennifer Brody:

"I am having trouble summoning any enthusiasm over the upcoming Rio+20 UN Conference, which will begin on June 20. When you go to the conference website, everything sounds so benign, forward-looking...


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Pork industry gaining sustainability ground | Management content from Western Farm Press

Pork industry gaining sustainability ground | Management content from Western Farm Press | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The pork industry has been very successful in significantly reducing its environmental impact and use of natural resources by nearly 50 percent across the board per 1,000 pounds of pork produced, which is quite an accomplishment.
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Slow gardening: the last bastion of the patient - Telegraph.co.uk

Slow gardening: the last bastion of the patient - Telegraph.co.uk | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukSlow gardening: the last bastion of the patientTelegraph.co.ukTake a step back from the hectic nature of modern life and embrace the joys of slow gardening, says James Alexander-Sinclair.

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As Grain Piles Up, India's Poor Still Go Hungry - New York Times

As Grain Piles Up, India's Poor Still Go Hungry - New York Times | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New York TimesAs Grain Piles Up, India's Poor Still Go HungryNew York Times“My mother-in-law gets subsidized food and she gives me some when she can.” Indian officials say they are addressing the system's problems.
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Chicks in the city: Urban farming on the rise - San Antonio Express

Chicks in the city: Urban farming on the riseSan Antonio ExpressBy William Pack More and more urban dwellers are growing vegetables, raising chickens and engaging in pursuits that traditionally had been confined to the farm.
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Infographic: Making Sense of the Farm Bill - News - GOOD

Infographic: Making Sense of the Farm Bill - News - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Farm Bill is the most important piece of legislation you've (probably) never heard of. And surprise: It's pretty flawed.
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