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HALF The Unites States in "Exceptional Drought" - Expect Infating Food Bills

HALF The Unites States in "Exceptional Drought" - Expect Infating Food Bills Now to an expanding danger zone across much of the country thanks to the unusual...

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Intergenerational Growing Projects

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**ON AIR RIGHT NOW**Tune In to WVON 1690AM. Are you tired of food deserts? Well have you heard of URBAN FARMING?...
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Kobe Beef Scam, Part 3: Why the U.S. Government Wants You To Buy Fake Foods - Forbes

US trademark law in food is a hotbed of what the US calls piracy when it happens to a US business in technology: http://t.co/w19JeewL...
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Trash Tech: Should Americans Be "Taxed" for Food Waste?

Trash Tech: Should Americans Be "Taxed" for Food Waste? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
High-Tech Solution for a Low-Tech Service (Trash Tech: Should Americans Be "Taxed" for Food Waste?
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FDA Issues New “Sweeping Rule” To Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Livestock

FDA Issues New “Sweeping Rule” To Reduce Use of Antibiotics in Livestock | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New FDA rules says farmers needs a veterinarian prescription for antibiotics.
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Smarter Cities: Vertical Farming Could Ease World’s Agricultural Woes

Smarter Cities: Vertical Farming Could Ease World’s Agricultural Woes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By 2050, the world's population will have increased by 3 billion people, requiring an additional chunk of arable land the size of Brazil in order to grow (@mlkingh here is the link: http://t.co/a165GNlH...)...
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Urban Farming in New York City

Urban Farming in New York City | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing a movement in New York City On a warm day in April, a little girl in braids and a fuschia jumper runs toward chickens crowing in a coop. The girl and the fowl are surrounded by lush 4’ by 8’ plots littered with spearmint, comfrey, sage.
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The Urban Farming Guys: Foraging and Mushrooms

The Urban Farming Guys: Foraging and Mushrooms: This is a great video from the crew over at The Urban Farming Gu...
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Food supplies threatened by fungus epidemics

Species of fungus, driven by trade, travel and climate change, pose a mounting threat to food supplies and biodiversity, scientists warned Wednesday.
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Prison offsets costs by growing hydroponic food

Prison offsets costs by growing hydroponic food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Prison offsets costs by growing hydroponic food. .
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Prime agricultural land in B.C. needs government protection

B.C. does not have a comprehensive food and agriculture plan. Yet, with-out fully understanding how B.C.
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Michigan State proposes 100-acre, $100-million urban-farming research center in Detroit

Michigan State proposes 100-acre, $100-million urban-farming research center in Detroit | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The goal, said Rick Foster, director of MSU’s Greening Michigan Institute, is to make Detroit the center of a worldwide research effort devoted to growing food inside cities as a way to get fresh food to urban residents and to put vacant urban land...
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How To Make Natural Garden Pesticides | Apartment Therapy

How To Make Natural Garden Pesticides | Apartment Therapy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Garden pests are one of the few things I find frustrating about gardening.
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MY COOKBOOK FOR URBAN FARMING | toni profera's Fundraiser on Crowdrise

MY COOKBOOK FOR URBAN FARMING | toni profera's Fundraiser on Crowdrise | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Farming is dedicated to ERADICATING HUNGER.  The work they do inspired me help them achieve that goal.

Late last year I found that I wanted to do something very very personal for them.
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Food & Toxins: Keeping You Fat

Eating organic may help prevent obesity. Lose weight with an organic diet.
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UW grad student's hydroponic tower system grows lots of veggies

UW Ph.D. candidate Nate Storey describes his hydroponic tower system that uses fish to provide nutrients for his main product -- vegetables. He tied for firs...
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Pond Biofuels Takes CO2 From Cement Kiln, Grows Algae And Turns It Into Biofuel

Pond Biofuels Takes CO2 From Cement Kiln, Grows Algae And Turns It Into Biofuel | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We really do need more of this kind of thinking.
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How To Sell The Greenest Coffee: In Mason Jars, Delivered By Cargo Bike

How To Sell The Greenest Coffee: In Mason Jars, Delivered By Cargo Bike | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's also Fair trade, organic, bird friendly, shade grown, Cafe Feminino, freshly roasted. Whew.
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Urban Vertical Farming: Upcycle an old warehouse . . .

Urban Vertical Farming: Upcycle an old warehouse . . . | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Vast Urban Farm Grows Fish, Food In Old Chicago Meat Plant April 9, 2012 By Good News Network April 09, 2012 On the third floor of an old meat-packing plant is a humid hothouse filled with rows of...
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Toronto Becomes First City To Mandate Green Roofs

Toronto Becomes First City To Mandate Green Roofs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Toronto Becomes First City To Mandate Green Roofs Summer is just around the corner, and for those who live in big cities, that means spring wa... (Go Green!
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Urban Farming and Food Deserts in Chicago : ChicagoStories.org — Resources for covering the NATO Summit

Urban Farming and Food Deserts in Chicago : ChicagoStories.org — Resources for covering the NATO Summit | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Almost 400,000 of Chicago’s three million residents live in areas considered “food deserts.” A number of people have been working to improve access to food.
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Audubon Magazine

Audubon Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
"Urban Farms Sprout Across The Country" Read @ Audubon Mag: http://t.co/m85etPcw AND hear about "Growing Cities" @ AH: http://t.co/xiOvEAtW...
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Solazyme's Algae Technology Paves The Way To New Food Innovation - Seeking Alpha

RT @techonomy: Algea technology used to develop renewable, sustainable fuel may be poised to do same for food.
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Stop monsters in their tracks with our 'unique' food safety technology: Swedish firm

Stop monsters in their tracks with our 'unique' food safety technology: Swedish firm http://t.co/9HaF8Rwd...
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Tiny Island Nation Embraces Composting Toilets, Fights Major Water Shortages

Tiny Island Nation Embraces Composting Toilets, Fights Major Water Shortages | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tuvalu has little land and even less fresh water. But simple composting toilets may help alleviate this problem.
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