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Boise city council backs 'urban farming'

Boise city council backs 'urban farming' | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
BOISE – Boise City councilors vote 6-to-0 Tuesday to allow an amendment to the urban agriculture ordinance get another step closer to law.
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Land grabbing: the new global power play

Land grabbing: the new global power play | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food sovereignty puts the onus on governments to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of citizens to food and the productive resources to produce it, including land.

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Plant a Salad Box in Your Garden for Fresh, Healthy, and Tasty Salads Every Night

Plant a Salad Box in Your Garden for Fresh, Healthy, and Tasty Salads Every Night | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Whether the weather is warm or cool outside, we could all probably use some more veggies in our diet, and one of the best ways to go about it is to add some leafy greens.
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ECF | Efficient City Farming

ECF | Efficient City Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Always good to see working examples of aquaponic systems, especially in relation to farming (agriculture is one...
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Shareable: How to Start a Crop Mob

Shareable: How to Start a Crop Mob | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @ehooge: Why not start crop mobs in cities to make (urban) farming a bit less solitary?
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Farming comes to the city

Farming comes to the city | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
CITY farmers are growing food in backyards, parks, verges, vacant blocks and rooftops.
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Using Technology and Excess Produce to Solve Hunger | Organic Connections

Using Technology and Excess Produce to Solve Hunger | Organic Connections | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
More than 50 million Americans live in food-insecure homes. At the same time, there is excess food going to waste from 40 million home gardeners. One individual had the foresight and ingenuity to match them up.
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Urban Agriculture Initiative stirs up some noise | San Diego Uptown News

Urban Agriculture Initiative stirs up some noise | San Diego Uptown News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By Monica Garske | SDUN Reporter With District Three Councilmember Todd Gloria's Urban Agriculture Initiative now in effect, allowing Uptown residents to (Urban Agriculture is taking over pockets of San Diego.
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One of earliest farming sites in Europe discovered

One of earliest farming sites in Europe discovered | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New findings show that Vashtëmi, located in southeastern Albania, was occupied around 6,500 cal BC, making it one of the earliest farming sites in Europe.
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Glaciers in Karakoram Range Buck Worldwide Trend, Put on Mass Instead of Retreating

Glaciers in Karakoram Range Buck Worldwide Trend, Put on Mass Instead of Retreating | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Local conditions may be part of the reason why glaciers in the part of the world are not behaving the way most of the world's permanent ice fields are.
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Canals to Cool Businesses with No Upfront Cost · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Canals to Cool Businesses with No Upfront Cost · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Waterside businesses in the U.K. could use canal water as an alternative to traditional air conditioning at no up-front cost, in a project being led by British Waterways. The U.K.
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Ask the Experts: What's the Greatest Resource Scarcity We Now Face?

Ask the Experts: What's the Greatest Resource Scarcity We Now Face? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
What's the most critical resource constraint we now face and what's creating that scarcity? Janet Larsen from the Earth Policy Institute answers.
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An Illegal Curbside Garden Flourishes in L.A.

An Illegal Curbside Garden Flourishes in L.A. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing food and community in the narrow strip between the sidewalk and the street. (Hey @coopportunity! Check this out. Renegade Urban Farming!
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Street Riots Form in Response to Monsanto Intrusion into Nepal

Street Riots Form in Response to Monsanto Intrusion into Nepal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
After the Nepalese government decided to allow Monsanto into their borders and subsequently force farmers to use genetically modified seeds, the citizens took to the streets.

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Birds of Kaena Point, Hawaii, Enjoy a Revival Thanks to a Fence

Birds of Kaena Point, Hawaii, Enjoy a Revival Thanks to a Fence | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Seabirds like Laysan albatrosses and wedge-tailed shearwaters flourish on Kaena Point as a new predator-proof fence keeps out cats and mongooses.
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Report on a Potentially Dangerous New Weedkiller: Organic Gardening

Report on a Potentially Dangerous New Weedkiller: Organic Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

A new genetically engineered weedkiller could be introducing millions of pounds of toxic pesticides to the environment. Here's what you should know about it.


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How Food Systems Shape Cities

How Food Systems Shape Cities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
How Food Systems Shape Cities http://t.co/2N62NvcT #Harvard #Zofnass #Sustainable_Infrastructure #economy #urban_farming #urban_planning...
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Federal Way gardens nurture children with autism | PHOTOS - Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way gardens nurture children with autism | PHOTOS - Federal Way Mirror | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Federal Way gardens nurture children with autism | PHOTOSFederal Way MirrorThe structured tasks in gardening — such as planting, maintaining and harvesting — teach the students a routine that suits their sensory needs.

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The State News :: MSU initiative could bring farming to urban Detroit

In a few years, Detroit’s urban space might just be the best location to cultivate a green thumb.
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Terra Tech, a Publicly Traded Urban Ag Company, Announces Merger with Leading Medical Cannabis Company GrowOp Technology | EON: Enhanced Online News

Terra Tech, a Publicly Traded Urban Ag Company, Announces Merger with Leading Medical Cannabis Company GrowOp Technology | EON: Enhanced Online News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Terra Tech Corp. (OTCBB:TRTC), a leader in controlled agricultural products, announced that it has merged with GrowOp Technology, a medical cannabis c (Did you know? Terra Tech, a Publicly Traded Urban Ag Company, Announces Merger with Leading ....
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10 or So Things You Should Know About the Future of Feeding the World

10 or So Things You Should Know About the Future of Feeding the World | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Experts weigh in on how to feed 7 billion people in a warming world.
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Garden On Wheels Offers Easy, Flexible Gardening for Seniors and Urbanites

Garden On Wheels Offers Easy, Flexible Gardening for Seniors and Urbanites | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A basic, wheelbarrow-like raised bed garden is a neat solution for those with no space or little strength.
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3 Lightweight Fabric Planters for Easy, Portable Container Gardens

3 Lightweight Fabric Planters for Easy, Portable Container Gardens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Container gardens don't need to be heavy and expensive. Fabric planters make container gardening easy for small space gardens, and gardeners on a budget.
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Do We Need More Advice About Eating Well? - Room for Debate

Do We Need More Advice About Eating Well? - Room for Debate | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Maybe Americans would be healthier if we understood nutrition better. Or maybe we know enough, and eat poorly for other reasons.
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