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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
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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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Urban Farming: A potential solution for the growing world population?

Urban Farming: A potential solution for the growing world population? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
With the global population reaching the 7 billion mark late last year the stress on basic resources such as food and land strengthens as the human population creeps closer to its carrying capacity....
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Panasonic Unveils “Photosynthesis” Solar Ecosystem at Milan Design Week

Panasonic Unveils “Photosynthesis” Solar Ecosystem at Milan Design Week | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
At Interni Legacy for Milan Design Week 2012, Akihisa Hirata's Photosynthesis Ecosytem is a creates a glowing landscape from tree-like clusters of solar cells.
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Massive Martial Cottle Park will focus on sustainable farming « Man on the Earth Media

Massive Martial Cottle Park will focus on sustainable farming « Man on the Earth Media | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @Veggielution: RT @ckraatz 140 acres of sustainable urban farming on 387.5 acres of open space in San Jose?
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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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Growing Up: Vertical Farming Takes Root in Chicago

Growing Up: Vertical Farming Takes Root in Chicago | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
During a Saturday afternoon in November, three volunteers at The Plant Chicago were busy busting down two brick walls with hammers and crowbars. Their prot...
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Urban farm tour gives insight into small farm struggles

Urban farm tour gives insight into small farm struggles | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
From the crop covered furrows, to every resident creature, it's far from what Carol Ann Sayle would call an accident.
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