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Container Crossbox with a Green Roof

Container Crossbox with a Green Roof | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When using shipping containers for a structure, you'll want to do your homework, but often the results can be stunning, as is the case here.  Located in Brittany, France, Crossbox was built with four containers and topped with greenery.  Two...
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Young Farmer’s Passion for Gardening Mushrooms into Thriving Organic Farming Enterprise

Young Farmer’s Passion for Gardening Mushrooms into Thriving Organic Farming Enterprise | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
What began for young farmers Johanna and Christopher Finely as a passion for gardening has evolved into a profitable organic farming enterprise.

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Agriculture 2.0 envisions sustainable vertical farming for cities

Agriculture 2.0 envisions sustainable vertical farming for cities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Lack of living and agricultural space has forced humans to think out of the box. If you can’t expand space horizontally, then do so vertically.
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Infographic: In 80 Years, We Lost 93% Of Variety In Our Food Seeds

Infographic: In 80 Years, We Lost 93% Of Variety In Our Food Seeds | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This is scary! Food diversity going way down! infographic: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669753/infographic-in-80-years-we-lost-93-of-variety-in-our-food-seeds
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Food Trucks to Roll On Miami Beach - Miami Restaurants and Dining - Short Order

Food Trucks to Roll On Miami Beach - Miami Restaurants and Dining - Short Order | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The City of Miami Beach will allow a limited number of food truck roundups, starting as early as June....

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NASA Discovers Yet Another Terrifying Global Warming Feedback Loop

NASA Discovers Yet Another Terrifying Global Warming Feedback Loop | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As if the melting methane-packed permafrost and shrinking Arctic ice sheets weren't enough.

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Barley takes a leaf out of reindeer's book in the land of the midnight sun

Barley takes a leaf out of reindeer's book in the land of the midnight sun | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Barley grown in Scandinavian countries has adapted like reindeer have to cope with extremes of day length at high latitudes.
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New Agtivists: Brother-sister duo revamp the corner store

New Agtivists: Brother-sister duo revamp the corner store | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When Alison and Aphonzo Cross started planning The Boxcar Grocers -- a "corner store" full of fresh, local food in Atlanta -- they had no idea they'd find a line outside the door on their first da...

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Aquaponic Entrepreneur Mark Hasey

Aquaponic Entrepreneur Mark Hasey (Interview with Aquaponic Entrepreneur Mark Hasey http://t.co/Umpqw3Vi...)...
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Galesburg explores Aquaponics | City of Galesburg, IL

Galesburg explores Aquaponics | City of Galesburg, IL | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Galesburg explores Aquaponics.http://t.co/g67p9whH #aquaponic #econdev #sustainability #green...
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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Manage pain, fatigue with food

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Manage pain, fatigue with food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
All about science, technology and scientific research (SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Manage pain, fatigue with food http://t.co/5TYk0XSQ...)...
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Biology student initiates green roof installation at University | XS4GREEN.com | Makes green products visible

Biology student initiates green roof installation at University | XS4GREEN.com | Makes green products visible | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Biology student initiates #green #roof #installation at #University http://t.co/G3HZDD48 #initiative #sustainability #GoGreen...
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Agriwire Global - Expo New Delhi, India

Agriwire Global - Expo New Delhi, India | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
agriwiregloabl.com provides agri-business related information that includes news, prices from national and international key commodity markets.
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Pilot Urban Agricultural Zoning Program Serves as Model for Integration of Farming into City Life

Pilot Urban Agricultural Zoning Program Serves as Model for Integration of Farming into City Life | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Last fall Boston Mayor Thomas A.
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Increasing predator-friendly land can help farmers reduce costs

Increasing predator-friendly land can help farmers reduce costs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Having natural habitat in farming areas that supports ladybugs could help increase their abundance in crops where they control pests and help farmers reduce their costs, says a new study.

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New UC Statement: University Moves Ahead to Plan Research, Urban Farming at ... - Patch.com

New UC Statement: University Moves Ahead to Plan Research, Urban Farming at ... - Patch.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
USA TODAYNew UC Statement: University Moves Ahead to Plan Research, Urban Farming at ...Patch.com...
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:: Home - Boxcar Grocer Atlanta

Here is the website for the Boxcar Grocer ... kudos for pulling together a great concept and showing it can be done ....

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Food Justice, Social Ideals & Beautiful Design – Not Your Average Corner Store | FarmPlate

Food Justice, Social Ideals & Beautiful Design – Not Your Average Corner Store | FarmPlate | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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You Won't Believe This Colorful Glass Gem Corn Is Freaking Real Corn

You Won't Believe This Colorful Glass Gem Corn Is Freaking Real Corn | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This is corn. No, it's not photoshopped. Yes, it's real. It's a corn variety called Glass Gem Corn and though it may look like jelly beans or beads, it's real, actual, edible corn.
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Nuclear-powered crops

Nuclear-powered crops | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Irradiated food


THOSE who turn their noses up at “genetically modified” food seldom seem to consider that all crops are genetically modified.

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Park life: the evolving approach to designing urban public space

Park life: the evolving approach to designing urban public space | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It could be argued that the pinnacle of urban landscape architecture was reached in seventeenth century France and the French formal gardens or in Britain's philantrophic Victorian public parks in the..
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Two-acre urban farm to grow organic produce on former Expo lands

A parking lot is not exactly the place you might expect to see organic beans, bok choy and baby beets growing in abundance.
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