Until now, Cater2.me has focused on using the Web to connect companies (which need to feed their employees) with small restaurants and food carts. Now it's opening a restaurant of its own — or rather, what it calls the BetaKitchen.
Hydro is the way to go (Bright Farms) An old Navy warehouse in Sunset Park will house a 100,000 square foot greenhouse utilizing hydroponics to produce over a million pounds of produce annually. That's enough for around 5,000 New Yorkers.
When Sweet Water Organics Inc. asked the City of Milwaukee for a $250,000 loan a year ago, the company said it needed to hire more workers to meet demand from local restaurants for fish and vegetables raised at its urban farm.
A Garden in the SkyBiscayne TimesDuring my weekly pilgrimage to the Yellow Green Farmers Market in Hollywood (which is the closest thing to a real farmers market in town), I saw some beautiful basil, rosemary, chive, and cilantro seedlings -- and a...
Metropolis examines contemporary life through design--architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, crafts, planning, and preservation. (RT @urBBio: Urban parks, public realm, good #design and...
Hydroponic gardening involves growing plants in nutrient-filled water so the plants can devote more energy to producing fruits and vegetables rather than searching for food. The process involves no ...
USDA Praises Plant-Based Diets. Now, for the first time, The U.S. Department of Agriculture is talking about truly good foods, rather than just scientifically discuss nutrients.
The guidelines explain clearly that near-vegetarian and vegetarian diets are adequate and have even resulted in better health.
In studies of adults, compared to non-vegetarian eating patterns, vegetarian-style eating patterns have been associated with improved health outcomes–lower levels of obesity, a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and lower total mortality. Several clinical trials have documented that vegetarian eating patterns lower blood pressure. On average, vegetarians consume a lower proportion of calories from fat (particularly saturated fatty acids); fewer overall calories; and more fiber, potassium and vitamin C than do non-vegetarians. Vegetarians generally have a lower body mass index.
The University of Nottingham - Vertical Farming Conference - 2012 This workshop is being set up to discuss current research projects and to investigate the prospects of vertical farming in the future. Speakers will include researchers from The...
This is an update on the indoor aquaponic series. This episode shows the propagation system, worm bin and the mini aquaponic setup, ready for sale... (Indoor Aquaponic Garden #2(Worm Bin): This is an update on the indoor aquaponic series.
A green roof is a trendy status symbol in the resource-rich United States. But in Haiti, planting the rooftops could save lives, according to Delaware Valley College environmental design student Harris Trobman.
A panel at the Philly Farm and Food Fest discussed the Green Space Alliance's newly released study on using public land for urban farming. Panelists from Emerald St. Urban Farm, the city, and Willistown Conservation Trust all spoke.
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