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Community gardens taking root around Central Jersey

Community gardens taking root around Central Jersey | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It takes a community: Side-by-side, neighbors grow together (Community gardens taking root: Duke Farms also offers organic gardening programs open to the public for $12.

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Chickens to reduce organic waste

Chickens to reduce organic waste | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A French village proposes giving two chickens to each household in order to cut down on organic waste.
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Cooking School Spreads Immigrants' Skills And Ethnic Recipes : NPR

Culture Kitchen, a San Francisco company, hires first-generation immigrants as cooking instructors. It tries to find talented cooks who wouldn't normally be teaching because of a language barrier or lack of formal training.
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Wyoming Hydroponic Tower Co. Seeks to Facilitate Sustainable Food Production and Make Farming Less Expensive

Wyoming Hydroponic Tower Co. Seeks to Facilitate Sustainable Food Production and Make Farming Less Expensive | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Nate Storey and business partner Paul Bennick want to make farming more efficient, sustainable and affordable for the private and commercial greenhouse grower.
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Cornell Research Helps Lotus Rice Use Less Water and Taste Better Too

Cornell Research Helps Lotus Rice Use Less Water and Taste Better Too | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Compared to traditional rice growing methods the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) uses much less water, doubles crop harvests, and tastes better, too.
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Build A Greener Block -- Indiegogo

Build A Greener Block -- Indiegogo | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Who says there's no community in Las Vegas... because we're building one - green and sustainably.
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Edible Amsterdam mini-conference | Farming The City

Edible Amsterdam mini-conference | Farming The City: CITIES will attend the April 11th mini-conference on Urban ...
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Best Air-Filtering House Plants According to NASA!

Best Air-Filtering House Plants According to NASA! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Plants to Filter the Air in Your HouseHaving good indoor air quality is very important, especially since many of us spend so much time inside.
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IPCC releases full report on extreme weather risk management | Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

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The Power of Green Infrastructure Comes to the Big Apple

The Power of Green Infrastructure Comes to the Big Apple | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New York City and New York State government agencies have teamed up to change how stormwater and sewage problems are dealt with.
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Interest in Environment & Sustainability Prevails in Food Technology Survey | jitnews.com

Interest in Environment & Sustainability Prevails in Food Technology Survey http://t.co/8BfHuyJI...
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Yet Another Monsanto Lawsuit: Organic Farmers Appeal U.S. District Court Decision

Yet Another Monsanto Lawsuit: Organic Farmers Appeal U.S. District Court Decision | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

March 28 (Reuters) - A group of U.S. family farmers said on it is appealing its lawsuit against Monsanto Co to challenge the company's patents on technologies for genetically modified seeds.

The group of organic farmers and seed dealers says its industry is at risk from Monsanto's growing market dominance.


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Record breaking one million Americans tell FDA: We have a right to know what is in our food!

Record breaking one million Americans tell FDA: We have a right to know what is in our food! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Just Label It (JLI) Campaign announced today that a record-breaking one million Americans of all political persuasions have called on the FDA to label (Record breaking one million Americans tell FDA: We have a right to know what is in our food!
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Boise’s proposed new urban ag rules will let backyard farmers keep more chickens, ducks, bunnies and bees | Boise, Garden City, Mountain Home | Idahostatesman.com

Boise’s proposed new urban ag rules will let backyard farmers keep more chickens, ducks, bunnies and bees | Boise, Garden City, Mountain Home | Idahostatesman.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Boise looks to upgrade its rules for urban agriculture in response to Blueprint Boise — and a thriving interest in local foods and sustainability. (RT @thenorthend @CityOfBoise: Great progress! Boise's proposed new rules allowing more urban farming?
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Transforming 2000 slums in to productive communities and expanding!

Transforming 2000 slums in to productive communities and expanding! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Skoll World Forum ‏ @SkollWorldForum Transforming 2000 slums in to productive communities and expanding! @GawadKalingaHQ @SkollFoundation Awardee 2012 #skollwf

 

 


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What is Aquaponics? - An Overview

Nate Storey from Bright Agrotech, LLC (www.brightagrotech.com) talks about aquaponics, hydroponics and what it all means. This is the first video of many to ...
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Help Girls Move from Gangs to Urban Farming in LA

Help Girls Move from Gangs to Urban Farming in LA | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Support training for young women at the Homegirl Cafe, as they learn urban farming techniques and grow organic produce while leading community workshops on gardening and nutrition in low-income communities and in low-income schools...
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Aquaponics

Aquaponics | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing barley for the homebrewer in vertical aquaponic/hydroponic grow towers! (http://t.co/xyy6u171 Growing #barley for the #homebrewer in vertical #aquaponic/#hydroponic grow towers!
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Urban Farming makes it to TV? Check out this promo... | Local Food Lab

Urban Farming makes it to TV? Check out this promo of a new PBS show called Food Forward… (Video: Urban Farming makes it to TV?
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Clepsydra Urban Farming: Vertical greenhouse to bring farming to the cities

Clepsydra Urban Farming: Vertical greenhouse to bring farming to the cities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The concept of vertical farming is not something new, but we still seem to be a bit lethargic in adopting this practice. The Clepsydra Urban Farming tries to incorporate the features of modern greenhouse and self-sufficiency into the modern city...
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Food Technology learning journey: Ever seen purple carrots?

Food Technology learning journey: Ever seen purple carrots? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Green Roofs Program Info | anacostiaws.org

Green Roofs Program Info | anacostiaws.org | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Anacostia Watershed Society (AWS) is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to restoring and protecting the Anacostia River, (designated as one of the nation�s most polluted), for the health and enjoyment of everyone in its...
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Atoll Fresh | Hydroponic Vegetable Farming | Tuvalu

Atoll Fresh | Hydroponic Vegetable Farming | Tuvalu | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Atoll Fresh Hydroponic Vegetable Farming Initiative on Tuvalu (AtollFresh #sustainable hydroponic solution to climate change impacts on #Tuvalu http://t.co/S3nMv81O...)...
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The Demand for Cheap Energy is Entitlement Culture Gone Mad

The Demand for Cheap Energy is Entitlement Culture Gone Mad | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The constant demands for cheap oil and fossil fuels is a sign that we've become spoiled as a culture. It's time we grew up and took some responsibility.
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