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A new way to garden in the metro Phoenix area

A new way to garden in the metro Phoenix area | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A startup called Farmiculture plans to create vertical hydroponic gardens in vacant commercial buildings, warehouses and high rises in the downtown area.
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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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Eating more berries may reduce cognitive decline in the elderly

Eating more berries may reduce cognitive decline in the elderly | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Blueberries and strawberries, which are high in flavonoids, appear to reduce cognitive decline in older adults according to a new study.
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G-O2™ Breathes Boston's "Green Monster"

G-O2™ Breathes Boston's "Green Monster" | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Wildman App Makes Foraging with Technology Likely

Wildman App Makes Foraging with Technology Likely | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Steve Brill recently released “Wild Edibles,” an iPhone app that helps foragers identify and use edible wild plants.
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New Homes Beckon for City Chickens in Retirement

New Homes Beckon for City Chickens in Retirement | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
While many Portlanders still pluck aging birds for the broiler, others seek a pastoral end for chickens that are no longer laying.
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Lincoln Park campus to welcome urban farm

For most students, the freshness of their groceries depends on the selection at Dominick’s that week.
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Brooklyn Grange Apiary Project

New York City's largest apiary, which will have over 25 bee hives and produce more than 1,000lbs of honey each year. (Great Kickstarter that got funded in Brooklyn, New York. A whole new perspective on urban farming.
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Beyond apples: A serving a day of dark chocolate might keep the doctor away

Beyond apples: A serving a day of dark chocolate might keep the doctor away | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Dark chocolate may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by improving glucose levels and lipid profiles.
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Agricultural Innovations that are Protecting the Environment | Occupy Monsanto

Agricultural Innovations that are Protecting the Environment | Occupy Monsanto | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

For the last 40 years, Earth Day has been celebrated around the world to call attention to some of our most pressing environmental and social problems, including climate change, biodiversity loss, and dwindling natural resources. This year, the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet highlights 15 agricultural innovations that are already working on the ground to address some of those problems.


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Overnight New York » Going Greener: Cultivating a Green Roof at the New York Hilton

Overnight New York » Going Greener: Cultivating a Green Roof at the New York Hilton | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
What 49-year-old NYC hotel has a new green roof?
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Green Roof System Selected for Chattanooga City Council

Green Roof System Selected for Chattanooga City Council | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
LiveRoof® Hybrid Green Roof System Going Up for 5,260-Square-Foot Project (USA - Green Roof System Selected for Chattanooga City Council http://t.co/CMRz2Ukx...)...
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Cargo Bike Delivery Service Brings Coffee To Your Door

Cargo Bike Delivery Service Brings Coffee To Your Door | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Laurie Featherstone's green delivery business hauls everything from mushrooms to rain barrels.
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OPINION | Urban farming: or, Old MacRybak had a farm | Urban Farming

OPINION | Urban farming: or, Old MacRybak had a farm http://t.co/vCq4nIyd...
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The 10 Mistakes New Gardeners Often Make by Mary Ann Esposito - Boston Herald (blog)

The 10 Mistakes New Gardeners Often Make by Mary Ann Esposito - Boston Herald (blog) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The 10 Mistakes New Gardeners Often Make by Mary Ann EspositoBoston Herald (blog)Reading a lot of gardening books will help too, or you can go online to to get oriented with vegetable gardening.

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GE's Hybrid Train Batteries Will Back Up Solar and Wind Power

GE's Hybrid Train Batteries Will Back Up Solar and Wind Power | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Nickel-salt batteries developed by GE's transportation division will see their first application as back-up power storage for solar and wind farms.
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USA TODAY’s Green Living Magazine + exciting news | The Red, White, and Green

USA TODAY’s Green Living Magazine + exciting news | The Red, White, and Green | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I have some exciting news to share: My writing debut for USA TODAY hits the newsstands this week, in the American Life: Green Living special publication (how...
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Hydroponic Advance Goes Commercial - Farm Progress

Hydroponic Advance Goes Commercial - Farm Progress | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
"Floating produce" system Got Produce? cuts costs and harvests a Certified Sustainable Food.
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Organic and Sustainable Living Meetup

Revolutionary Tower Garden--aeroponic/hydroponic growing system feature

Thursday, Apr 26, 2012, 6:00 PM

Dandelion Communitea Cafe
618 N. Thornton Avenue Orlando, FL

19 Organic Enthusiasts Attending

6:00 PM - 6:30PM dinner 6:30 PM -7:30 PM talk The Tower Garden: The Tower Garden is a breakthrough in food growing and organic gardening. Learn how this patented system invented by EPCOT's former Chief Horticulturist is revolutionizing how we feed ourselves. According to Columbia University professor Dickson Despommier, author of Vertical Farming...

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6:00 PM - 6:30PM dinner

6:30 PM -7:30 PM talk
The Tower Garden:
The Tower Garden is a breakthrough in food growing and organic gardening. Learn how this patented system invented by EPCOT's form (Hi everybody!
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Flex Your Green Thumb at an Urban Rooftop Farm

Flex Your Green Thumb at an Urban Rooftop Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Get your hands dirty and eat the freshest food this side of the Hudson at the Brooklyn Grange’s rooftop farm.
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Leafy greens help prevent damage caused by a workout, study suggests

Leafy greens help prevent damage caused by a workout, study suggests | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that antioxidant-rich leafy greens can alleviate the natural stress put on our body by a workout.
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Can organic food feed the world? New yields data for debate over organic vs conventional agriculture

Can organic food feed the world? New yields data for debate over organic vs conventional agriculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Can organic agriculture feed the world? Although organic techniques may not be able to do the job alone, they do have an important role to play in feeding a growing global population while minimizing environmental damage, according to researchers.
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Organic farming is rarely enough

Organic farming is rarely enough | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Conventional agriculture gives higher yields under most conditions.
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Burger King Pledges to Go Completely Cage-Free

Burger King Pledges to Go Completely Cage-Free | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In a surprising announcement, the major restaurant chain has pledged to change the way its food is produced.
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