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Hydroponic Farming in the Philippines Maximizes Yield At a Minimum Cost | Wall Street Daily

Filipino farmers are using hydroponic methods to combat water shortages, soil impurities and limited land. It's working, too, with both yields and profits growing.
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ULI - Joint Team from the University of Colorado and Harvard University Wins Top Prize In the 2012 Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition

ULI - Joint Team from the University of Colorado and Harvard University Wins Top Prize In the 2012 Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
April 9, 2012
A joint team of students representing the University of Colorado and Harvard University has won the $50,000 top prize in the 2012 Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald D.
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Urban Farming Seed Giveaway | SLOLA

Urban Farming Seed Giveaway | SLOLA: The nonprofit Urban Farming is going to give away 7000 plants and 500 seed ...
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New Orleans school cultivates a generation of forward-thinking farmers

New Orleans school cultivates a generation of forward-thinking farmers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Nat Turner and the hardworking young crew behind Our School at Blair Grocery are bringing healthy soil and fresh food to the Lower Ninth Ward.
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Farmers of 800-years-ago could teach us how to protect the Amazon -- with raised farming beds

Farmers of 800-years-ago could teach us how to protect the Amazon -- with raised farming beds | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In the face of mass deforestation of the Amazon, recent findings indicate that we could learn from its earliest inhabitants who managed their farmland sustainably.
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Urban Farming: Zoning for Growing and Distributing Food in Portland Neighborhoods « Northwest Land Law Forum

Urban Farming: Zoning for Growing and Distributing Food in Portland Neighborhoods http://t.co/qSSNXHWx #PDX...
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Easter Egg Shortages in Czech Republic Due to End of Battery Egg Farms

Easter Egg Shortages in Czech Republic Due to End of Battery Egg Farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
First egg shortages in the UK, now in the Czech Republic due to the end of battery egg farms. This is no yolk.
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The $1300 Chicken Coop: Williams-Sonoma Goes Agrarian

The $1300 Chicken Coop: Williams-Sonoma Goes Agrarian | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The iconic, expensive kitchen equipment retailer is branching out into backyard gardening and farming. But it doesn't come cheap.
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Urban Gardening & Window Farming

Urban Gardening & Window Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Why do we not produce locally grown food in our cities? We do not all need too become guerrilla gardeners: Just pick up few plastic pots, some soil and seeds!
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Go Vegan for Your Health – 4 Plant-Based Sources of Protein | Vegan Cooking - Recipes & Resources

Go Vegan for Your Health – 4 Plant-Based Sources of Protein | Vegan Cooking - Recipes & Resources | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

There’s more evidence than ever that eating red meat or processed meats is detrimental to your health.


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Minneapolis Signs Urban-Farming Policy to Protect Chickens

Minneapolis Signs Urban-Farming Policy to Protect Chickens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The city’s new ordinance bans the use of chickens for personal agricultural or commercial ventures.
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BalconyContainerGardening.com - How to Create a Hydroponic Growing Aquarium

BalconyContainerGardening.com - How to Create a Hydroponic Growing Aquarium | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
With just a couple pieces of equipment, you can easily set up a hydroponic growing system. (RT @BalconyGardens: Here's a fun gardening project: Try creating a #hydroponic growing aquarium!
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Is Hydroponic System Cleaner Than the Usual Composted Organic …

Hydroponics is a technique by which plants are grown without soil. Learn more about hydroponic gardening and various ways to use hydroponics systems ...www.hydroponicssystems.co/.../is-hydroponic-system-cleaner-...
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Obesity accounts for 21 percent of U.S. health care costs, study finds

Obesity accounts for 21 percent of  U.S. health care costs, study finds | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Obesity now accounts for almost 21 percent of U.S. health care costs – more than twice the previous estimates, reports a new study.
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Studio hopes to target vacant lots, urban farming : The Temple News

Studio hopes to target vacant lots, urban farming : The Temple News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Studio hopes to target vacant lots, urban farming: Urban Apps and Maps seeks to enagage college and high school ...
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Urban Aquaculture: Fish Farming in the City

Aquaculture (i.e. aquatic plants and animals) is North America's third largest import, only following automobiles and fuel. However, we have managed to overf...
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Jones Valley Urban Farm, Same Fresh Food With a New Direction

Jones Valley Urban Farm, Same Fresh Food With a New Direction | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Jones Valley Urban Farm resides on approximately two acres of land in the middle of downtown.
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17 Living Roofs: the High Tech Green Future of Architecture

Green roofs and green architecture with current buildings, engineering, ideas, and proposals and projects related to green urban design.
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by Jane Berger, APLD Green Walls galore at the...

by Jane Berger, APLD Green Walls galore at the... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
by Jane Berger, APLD Green Walls galore at the Philly Flower Show … one all lettuces and another of tropicals, just one of many The trend is more than just catching...
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Surprisingly Thoughtful Zucchini Blogs From Space

Surprisingly Thoughtful  Zucchini Blogs From Space | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
NASA's most self-aware vegetable astronaut is in the throws of an existential crisis as she takes root aboard the International Space Station high overhead, far from her soil-bound ancestors -- but lucky for us, she's started a blog.
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With "Roundup Ready PLUS" Monsanto Capitalizes on the Superweeds It Created

With "Roundup Ready PLUS" Monsanto Capitalizes on the Superweeds It Created | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
For Monsanto, superweeds are just another selling point for its products.
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Food ingredients most prone to fraudulent economically motivated adulteration

Food ingredients most prone to fraudulent economically motivated adulteration | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The top seven adulterated ingredients in a food database are olive oil, milk, honey, saffron, orange juice, coffee and apple juice.
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Aquaponic Strawberries « Aquaponics Authority

An alternative to using limited bed space is to grow the aquaponic strawberries in eye catching strawberry towers...
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Edible RFID Technology: Changing Our Perception Of Food

Edible RFID Technology: Changing Our Perception Of Food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
If you keep up with the latest evolving technologies, you are probably aware that RFID technology is huge right now.
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X-ray technology harnessed to grow more nutritious crops - SciDev.Net

X-ray technology harnessed to grow more nutritious crops - SciDev.Net | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rwandan agriculture researchers are using an X-ray technique developed by the mining sector to improve the nutrition value of beans.
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