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Obama's Jobs Act Has Bipartisan Support, Industry Critics

President Obama signed legislation on Thursday that aims to make it easier for small companies to raise money, both by easing some rules for making an initial public offering and by turning online fundraising platforms, such as Kickstarter, into...
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Supreme Court Considers GM Crop Patent Case

Supreme Court Considers GM Crop Patent Case | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By Timothy B. Lee, Ars TechnicaCan a farmer commit patent infringement just by planting soybeans he bought on the open market? This week, th...
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Toronto's Brewers Plate Serves Seasonal Food and Drink at a Tough Time of Year

Toronto's Brewers Plate Serves Seasonal Food and Drink at a Tough Time of Year | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Event brings some of Toronto's best chefs together to show what they can do with very little...
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Urban farming on the rise nationwide - CBS News

Urban farming on the rise nationwide - CBS News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Families across the nation are turning to urban farming to combat high grocery prices...
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Technology Strategy Board | News & Media | Latest News | £15m programme to stimulate food industry growth

Technology Strategy Board | News & Media | Latest News | £15m programme to stimulate food industry growth | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New investment in research and development will stimulate innovation in the UK food industries (Technology Strategy Board | £15m programme to stimulate food industry growth: http://t.co/3oxPACQM via @innovate_uk...)...
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A Vision Of Green Roofs In Durham, NC - American Rivers (blog)

A Vision Of Green Roofs In Durham, NC - American Rivers (blog) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
American Rivers (blog)A Vision Of Green Roofs In Durham, NCAmerican Rivers (blog)There are more than 5 million square feet of roof top just in the urban core of Durham creating about 140 million gallons of polluted runoff each year.
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OnInnovation: Giving People Food Choices with Will Allen

OnInnovation: Giving People Food Choices with Will Allen | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tap into some of today's greatest innovators. Put their insights to work. And then share where they take you. (Are you wondering what some of the benefits of urban farming are?
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Vegetation cover affects the speed of snowmelt in tundra regions

Vegetation cover affects the speed of snowmelt in tundra regions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Climate change has increased vegetation in Arctic tundra regions. According to a recent study, the increase in vegetation in tundra regions may further accelerate global warming.
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Building Food Apps: The Importance of a Data Framework | Food+Tech Connect

Building Food Apps: The Importance of a Data Framework | Food+Tech Connect | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
While there are several ways technology can be leveraged to package information about food products and transform it into helpful information for consumers, a main component of any solution must begin with a strong, malleable framework for...
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Garden Mapping: Drawing out Plans and Crop Rotations - an article from Food52

@myEN It's time for the best part of urban farming: planting!
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U.S. gardens from Monticello to urban farms

U.S. gardens from Monticello to urban farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
With bold moves like the installation of a City Hall Victory Garden and last year's revision of the urban planning code, which now allows the cultivation and sale of vegetables in all parts of the city, one would think...
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Massachusetts Newswire » Health Experts Advocate for Patients to Heal and Prevent Disease through Locally-Grown Natural Foods

Health Experts Advocate for Patients to Heal and Prevent Disease through ...: “Hydroponic vertical farming proce...
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TechCrunch | Ready, Set, Crowdfund: President Obama To Sign JOBS Act Tomorrow

TechCrunch | Ready, Set, Crowdfund: President Obama To Sign JOBS Act Tomorrow | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
On March 22nd, a slightly modified "Jumpstart Our Business Startups (or JOBS) Act" was approved by the Senate in a 73-26 vote.

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Heightened sensitivity to cheap, high-calorie food is linked with obesity

Heightened sensitivity to cheap, high-calorie food is linked with obesity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A major reason for the dramatic increase in obesity may be a heightened sensitivity to heavily advertised and easily accessible high-calorie foods.
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Tetris-Like Gardens Green Concrete Backyards in Buenos Aires

Tetris-Like Gardens Green Concrete Backyards in Buenos Aires | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Concrete containers are placed in a metallic structure, forming a green wall to the eye and a walk in space to interact with the plants.
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UNStudio's Scotts Tower is a Soaring Skyscraper Complete with Sky Gardens and a Green Roof | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

UNStudio's Scotts Tower is a Soaring Skyscraper Complete with Sky Gardens and a Green Roof | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Neues Community Living Concept für dichte Stadtgebiete http://t.co/o5Y5CZ4v...
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How Does Urban Farming Fit into the Big Picture? | Planetizen

Irmak Turan discusses agriculture's place in the city, as seen by a handful of Brooklyn activists. From stormwater absorption to community ties, these farms provide more than just fresh food for earthy hipsters.
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FSA launches Food Safety Squad for London 2012 Olympic Games - Food Processing Technology

FSA launches Food Safety Squad for London 2012 Olympic Games - Food Processing Technology | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed a taskforce as a part of its Play It Safe campaign to focus on food safety in the run up to and during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The Food Safety Squad features ten top food safety...
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This Micro-Algae Lamp Absorbs 150-200 Times More CO2 than a Tree! (Video)

This Micro-Algae Lamp Absorbs 150-200 Times More CO2 than a Tree! (Video) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
French scientist has invented a light powered by algae that absorbs CO2 from the air--1 ton per year! The microalgae streetlamp has the potential to provide significantly cleaner air in urban areas and revolutionize the cityscape.
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Green Roofs — National Geographic Magazine

Green Roofs — National Geographic Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A lofty idea is blossoming in cities around the world, where acres of potential green space lie overhead.
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Motown Hopes Food Will Spur Rebirth, Growth

Motown Hopes Food Will Spur Rebirth, Growth | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - When Slows Bar-B-Q opened in Detroit's Corktown district seven years ago, the neighborhood was so neglected that the street lamps no longer worked.
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Hydroponic lettuce at B.I.G. supermarket in KL http://t.co/rF6pLSTU
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Hydroponic lettuce at B.I.G.supermarket in KL http://t.co/rF6pLSTU (Hydroponic lettuce at B.I.G.supermarket in KL http://t.co/rF6pLSTU...)...
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Easter pets provide opportunity for urban farming | Deseret News

Easter pets provide opportunity for urban farming | Deseret News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sharon Brouse this week came to a farm supply store in Draper and picked out seven newborn chickens for her grandchildren in anticipation of Easter.
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Using iPad as menu to order food, restaurant becomes hot topic | ChinaHush

Using iPad as menu to order food, restaurant becomes hot topic | ChinaHush | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Using iPad to order food attracts young people Last Sunday afternoon, when Mr. Meng and his girlfriend dined out at a new restaurant in Heng Bao Plaza (in (i-pad the new restaurant menu? Wow technology!
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Hydroponic process allows Indiana couple to corner farmers market every season

Hydroponic process allows Indiana couple to corner farmers market every season | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Among the pleasant surprises at the winter farmers market at Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church has been an abundant supply of bright green heads of Bibb lettuce at the stand that James and Kathy Jackson of Borden, Ind., run.
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