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London's New Train Station Concourse is a Dazzling Surprise

London's New Train Station Concourse is a Dazzling Surprise | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The new entrance to King's Cross train station in London is a dazzling success.
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60,000 sq.ft. Warehouse Grows Edible Mushrooms for Health and Ecology

60,000 sq.ft. Warehouse Grows Edible Mushrooms for Health and Ecology | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A San Francisco gourmet mushroom entrepreneur takes us on a tour of his impressive operation.
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Pain relievers could be spiking your blood pressure

Pain relievers could be spiking your blood pressure | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Both doctors and patients should be aware that many common over-the-counter and prescription medications can be the underlying cause of hypertension, one researcher says.
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Animal Abuse in Factory Farms is the Norm, Not the Exception

Animal Abuse in Factory Farms is the Norm, Not the Exception | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Despite high-profile exposes of animal cruelty on industrial-scale farms, it's the routine treatment of animals as just another "material input" that should really worry us.
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New antibiotic could make food safer and cows healthier

New antibiotic could make food safer and cows healthier | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food-borne diseases might soon have another warrior to contend with, thanks to a new molecule discovered by chemists.
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Shake Shack installs a green wall - Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

Eater NationalShake Shack installs a green wallPhiladelphia Inquirer (blog)In a statement, Shake Shack says the installation "reimagines the form and function of the often uninspiring, plywood walls that surround the area, and invites the neighboring...
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Wanted: Young farmers

Wanted: Young farmers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Wanted: Young farmers http://t.co/WWRc4inV #agriculture #garden #food...
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School of the Arts is a Vibrant Green Addition to Singapore’s City Center

School of the Arts is a Vibrant Green Addition to Singapore’s City Center | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The School of the Arts in Singapore boasts a living green facade, a green roof and a lot of cultural activity inside.
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Urban Plantscapes Green Roof | Urban Plantscapes

Urban Plantscapes Green Roof | Urban Plantscapes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
grant named for green roof pioneer (Grant Named for Green Roof Pioneer: If there are ny doubter out there, that green roofs operate in a low mainten...)...
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Refugee Urban Farming Project » Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly

Refugee Urban Farming Project » Coalition of Limited English Speaking Elderly | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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New York City Subway Uses Bird Sounds to Ward Off Pigeons

New York City Subway Uses Bird Sounds to Ward Off Pigeons | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
With a daily ridership in excess of 5 million commuters, the New York City Subway system ranks among the world's most trafficked -- though there's another species making use of the facilities in a whole different way.
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Warm weather puts trees on fast forward

Warm weather puts trees on fast forward | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Flowers are popping open and pollen is flying, driven by higher-than-normal temperatures across the eastern United States.
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Could high-power ultrasound protect produce from pathogens? - CNET

Could high-power ultrasound protect produce from pathogens? - CNET | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Could high-power ultrasound protect produce from pathogens?CNETSo the company teamed up with the Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) at the Illinois Institute of Technology to look for solutions outside the bag.
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Desktop Charging Blossoms with Solar Sunflower

Desktop Charging Blossoms with Solar Sunflower | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A solar photovoltaic panel shaped like a daisy blossom brings clean energy to your desk.
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Oil from Deepwater Horizon disaster entered food chain in the Gulf of Mexico

Oil from Deepwater Horizon disaster entered food chain in the Gulf of Mexico | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Since the explosion on the BP Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico in April of 2010, scientists have been working to understand the impact the disaster has had on the environment.
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New Research Reveals 2010 was the Hottest Year on Record

New Research Reveals 2010 was the Hottest Year on Record | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An update to the global temperature record reveals that 2010 was even hotter than 1998.
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Beautiful Dancing Water Pavilion

Beautiful Dancing Water Pavilion | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Futuristic project called Dancing Water Pavilion designed by SUS&HI office had won the bronze prize at the Seoul Design Olympiad for its (Beautiful Dancing Water Pavilion http://t.co/eNM4nMME vía @BLblog...)...
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Our Permaculture: Urban Farming Lecture Tomorrow! Phoenix

Our Permaculture: Urban Farming Lecture Tomorrow! Phoenix | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our Permaculture: Urban Farming Lecture Tomorrow! (from @BloomingRock: A special newsletter on the Our Permaculture: Urban Farming lecture tomorrow night!
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High rise greenhouse for more urban food

High rise greenhouse for more urban food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
@plantagon vertical farming greenhouse under construction in Linköping, Sweden http://t.co/9kCpEpSF via @Plan_C_...
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Green Roof installed on GRCC's Applied Tech Ctr.

Thanks to the support of the Steelcase Foundation, GRCC - over the course of 1 week - had sedum installed on two levels of this downtown Grand Rapids building.
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Margaret @ O'Hare URBAN Garden - foursquare

foursquare (Who knew? The 1st vertical aeroponic garden is right here in ORD!
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Urban Farming on the Menu for our Next Lunch & Learn - Charlottetown PE

Urban Farming on the Menu for our Next Lunch & Learn - Charlottetown PE | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Wednesday, March 21, marks the last session in our Food Series, featuring Urban Farming: Food Sovereignty, Health & Nutrition with Karen Murchison, P.Ag. Join us at the Commons on Wednesday at ...
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Totnes: Britain's town of the future

Totnes: Britain's town of the future | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Totnes in Devon might be the most forward-thinking eco settlement in the world. As fossil-fuel reserves dwindle and the economy contracts, will resident-led Transition Towns become the way that we all live?
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Urban farming idea slowly sprouts in Detroit

Urban farming idea slowly sprouts in Detroit | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
John Hantz has inched ahead with his plan to create a for-profit farm in Detroit, where profit's often viewed as a dirty word.
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Two Visionaries In Vertical Farming Plan Project In New Jersey

Two Visionaries In Vertical Farming Plan Project In New Jersey | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Adam Stein once wrote dismissively of vertical farming: "the notion of spending "hundreds of millions" of dollars to build weird, poorly sited temples of food production in areas much better suited to dense, green residential and retail space....
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