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#310 Farming Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside | This gives me hope

#310 Farming Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside | This gives me hope | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Vancouver’s gritty Downtown Eastside is not the place I would think to look for an urban farm. Yet that is where SOLEfood Farm is training inner-city res...

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Infographic Create 189k Jobs & Increase Healthy Food Sales $9.5B | Food+Tech Connect

Infographic Create 189k Jobs & Increase Healthy Food Sales $9.5B | Food+Tech Connect | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
USDA dietary guidelines recommend that 50 percent of our daily food intake should be fruits and vegetables. But there is clearly a disconnect between the guidelines and the mere 2 percent of U.S.
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ICRISAT-ICAR partner to build climate resilient agriculture | Zeenews.com

ICRISAT-ICAR partner to build climate resilient agriculture | Zeenews.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Hyderabad: The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) have called to adapt new measures to tackle growing climate related risks and constraints that prevail in rural areas.

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CAFO - The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

CAFO - The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A highly illustrated definitive resource about one of the most important environmental and ethical issues of our time: factory farming.

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Webinar featuring Tim Blank, creator of the ... - City Farmer News

Webinar featuring Tim Blank, creator of the ... - City Farmer News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The whole family can get involved in growing your own nutrient-rich produce safely and sustainably. Listen to Tim discuss how he came to develop the Tower Garden, and to hear about his dream of making vertical farming a ...
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5 inexpensive iPhone apps for food-lovers.

5 inexpensive iPhone apps for food-lovers. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The apps offer discounts on food items with great features (RT @iphoneness: 5 inexpensive iPhone apps for food-lovers.)...
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Exciting New Small Farms Bill Could Change the Face of Local Eats

Exciting New Small Farms Bill Could Change the Face of Local Eats | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Congresswoman from Maine introduces farm bill to support local, organic, and family farms...
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Pop-Up Gardens, Other 'Urban Interventions' to be Showcased at Venice Architecture Biennale

Pop-Up Gardens, Other 'Urban Interventions' to be Showcased at Venice Architecture Biennale | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Pop-up gardens, urban farms, guerrilla bike lanes, examples of crowdsourced city planning, and other urban interventions will be the focus of the official U.S. Pavilion at the world's most prestigious architecture event.
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The Appeal of Urban Farming

The Appeal of Urban Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Farms in unlikely places are bringing more fresh produce to more Americans | AGRICULTURE REPORT (The Appeal of Urban Farming http://t.co/0Ij81hhK...)...
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JP residents help urban gardens grow - Jamaica Plain Gazette

JP residents help urban gardens growJamaica Plain GazetteBy Rebeca Oliveira Urban agriculture is blooming in Boston, from backyard vegetable patches to community gardens to for-profit urban farms, and Jamaica Plain residents are involved in nearly...
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Why I am Backing Inspired Farmers Urban Farming Project #localfood

Why I am Backing Inspired Farmers Urban Farming Project #localfood | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I am backing the Inspired Farmers Project - they will start the first demo for Urban Farming in Charlottetown next week. The project is lead by Karen Murchison of the Queen St Commons and her partners at the Murphy ...
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YPSILANTI: Local business owner starts CityFARM to encourage urban farming - Ypsilanti Courier - Heritage Newspapers

YPSILANTI: Local business owner starts CityFARM to encourage urban farming - Ypsilanti Courier - Heritage Newspapers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Heritage Newspapers is your source for all southeast Michigan 24-hour breaking news, local news, sports, entertainment and more. View weather updates, watch videos and photos. Keep up with News and local Sports.
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Urban Farming! I’m doing it!

Urban Farming! I’m doing it! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I couldn’t be happier that my garden is growing like crazy, so I’m going to boast like a proud parent and show off some pictures of the growing bounty. I’m sure there will be mor... (RT @pgmakegravy: Urban Farming!
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Recycled aquarium water benefits goldfish and seedlings

Recycled aquarium water benefits goldfish and seedlings | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

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This Spinning Indoor Garden Was Built Using NASA Technology

This Spinning Indoor Garden Was Built Using NASA Technology | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
What was once intended to be a garden for outerspace could someday be a garden for your living room.

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Ohio State tours to showcase urban farming on parking lots | Urban ...

Urban Farming : Short on space but big on taste ... He pronounced he hopes to uncover visitors a significance of a good design. “But inlet does bat last, and we're perplexing to figure out how inlet adjusts to flourishing food on ...
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MAD (Modular Aquaponic Drums)

Aquaponics using a barrel, I converted the fish pond into an aquaponics system. I made a bell siphon for the flood and drain cycle.
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Nap Town Chickens

Nap Town Chickens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Welcome to Nap Town Chickens, an advocacy organization for urban chicken farming in Indianapolis. Our goal is to encourage and educate "city folks" on backyard chicken farming and the benefits and enjoyment that can come of it.
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The Biggest Farm Bill Loser: Cartoon Explains a Corrupt Food System

The Biggest Farm Bill Loser: Cartoon Explains a Corrupt Food System | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food and Water Watch video explains the winners and losers as a result of the US farm bill.
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Prototype Urban Farm : " DRAGONFLY " - civilworx blog

Prototype Urban Farm : " DRAGONFLY " - civilworx blog | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Apart from housing and offices it will consist of laboratories in ecological engineering and most of all, there will be 28 agricultural fields ( farming spaces ) vertically laid out in 12 several floors cultivated by its own inhabitants.
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Urban Agriculture in Detroit - MSU's Greening Michigan Institute: Dr. Rick Foster

Michigan State University has a Greening Michigan Institute, and it's headed by Dr. Rick Foster. We're talking about urban farming, urban agriculture (metrop...
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New Agtivist: Meg Paska runs Brooklyn's first urban farm pop-up | Grist

New Agtivist: Meg Paska runs Brooklyn's first urban farm pop-up | Grist | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's a dreamy combination of hipster clichés: an urban farming-themed pop-up store made of salvaged materials. In Brooklyn. Maybe that's why, when Hayseed's Big City Farm Supply opened at the beginning of April, founder ...
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Experiments on Bronx school's green roof taking students far - GothamSchools

Experiments on Bronx school's green roof taking students far - GothamSchools | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
GothamSchoolsExperiments on Bronx school's green roof taking students farGothamSchoolsby Nick Pandolfo, Hechinger Report, at 9:53 am Bronx Design and Construction Academy ninth-graders Elton Hollingsworth (left) and Noel Cruz, both 14, stand atop...
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