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The Battle of Midway is Still Raging...Among Invasive Plant Species

The Battle of Midway is Still Raging...Among Invasive Plant Species | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Along with people came invasive species, and a massive effort to remove two of the most pervasive and deadly plant species is underway.
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3 Compost Bins for Small Spaces

3 Compost Bins for Small Spaces | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Composting doesn't have to be ugly. Here are three solutions to composting in small spaces.
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Food Deserts and Obesity Role Challenged

Food Deserts and Obesity Role Challenged | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Two new studies say that poor neighborhoods have a wider variety of food choices than do more affluent ones, and found no relationship between the type of food being sold and obesity.
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: Hydroponic Gardening

: Hydroponic Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Hydroponic gardening is the art and science of growing plants without soil. Find out how to get your hydroponic garden started.
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The Vertical Farm Project - Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond | www.verticalfarm.com

The Vertical Farm Project - Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond | www.verticalfarm.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Vertical farms, many stories high, will be situated in the heart of the world's urban centers. They offer the promise of urban renewal, sustainable production of a safe and varied food supply, and year-round crop production.
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Food Deserts, Urban Farming & Renewal with Director of Urban Roots, Mark MacInnis

Food Deserts, Urban Farming & Renewal with Director of Urban Roots, Mark MacInnis | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food Deserts, Urban Farming & Renewal with Director of Urban ...: Mark has wowed Ondi and Vlad with his filmmaki...
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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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Outlaw Chicken Keepers Keep the Faith in Nashville

Outlaw Chicken Keepers Keep the Faith in Nashville | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Backyard chickens may be trendy, but in some cities they are still illegal. But that doesn't stop some would-be chicken keepers.
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Why Carrots are Orange (And 5 Non-Orange Carrots to Grow in Your Garden)

Why Carrots are Orange (And 5 Non-Orange Carrots to Grow in Your Garden) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The first carrots grown by farmers and gardeners were not orange. So why is orange the predominant color available today?
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Insecticides killing the Earth, and You and Me

Recent research from the University of London shows that a bumblebee’s tiny brain is able to solve complex mathematical problems giving further credence to...

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Aquaponic Shrimp « Aquaponics Authority

Shrimp can be added to an existing system as a second crop as long as they are not overcrowded...
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Franklin aquaponic proposal seeks zoning OK - JSOnline

A proposal to raise fish and grow herbs and vegetables in Franklin could obtain initial zoning approval this week.
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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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