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Listen to David Owen, Amy O'Leary and Lloyd Alter Discuss Urban Density on NPR

Listen to David Owen, Amy O'Leary and Lloyd Alter Discuss Urban Density on NPR | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Worldwide, more people are moving to cities than ever before...but can our cities handle the load?
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Logistics Protect Food Businesses - Logistics Technology And Warehousing Services Save Food Businesses

With new technologies speeding up warehouse productivity, food businesses are delivering fresher food than ever.
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McKeel Students Use Swiftmud Grant for Hydroponic Project

McKeel Students Use Swiftmud Grant for Hydroponic Project | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
LAKELAND | By the end of the school year, seventh-graders at McKeel Academy of Technology want to know whether vegetables grow faster in water or soil.
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Vertical, Hydroponic Farming the Future of... | Oil and Gas Magazine

Vertical, Hydroponic Farming the Future of... | Oil and Gas Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Vertical, Hydroponic Farming the Future of Farming?
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Skyscraper Farming: An urban solution soon to be tested | OdeWire

Skyscraper Farming: An urban solution soon to be tested | OdeWire | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Skyscraper Farming: An urban solution soon to be tested | OdeWire http://t.co/ePWZNPeX...
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Herbicide can induce morphological changes in vertebrate animals: Tadpoles change shape

Herbicide can induce morphological changes in vertebrate animals: Tadpoles change shape | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The world's most popular weed killer, Roundup®, can cause amphibians to change shape, according to new research.
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Whole Foods Market to Stop Sales of Unsustainable Seafood

Whole Foods Market to Stop Sales of Unsustainable Seafood | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An initiative to stop selling red-rated seafood by 2013 had been launched a year early and will go into effect on Earth Day 2012.
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A Vertical Garden Feeds 10,000+ Visitors to Chicago O'Hare Airport

A Vertical Garden Feeds 10,000+ Visitors to Chicago O'Hare Airport | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Between the fast food outlets and news stands, Chicago O'Hare Airport features an indoor urban garden growing food for its restaurants.
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Designer Creates Nature-Inspired Glassblowing Molds Using Tree Trunks (Video)

Designer Creates Nature-Inspired Glassblowing Molds Using Tree Trunks (Video) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In re-using fallen logs, a German designer crafts beautifully unpredictable glass-blown forms.
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How to Fight Food Insecurity, Even In a Changing Climate - Scientific American (blog)

How to Fight Food Insecurity, Even In a Changing Climate - Scientific American (blog) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Scientific American (blog)How to Fight Food Insecurity, Even In a Changing ClimateScientific American (blog)By Katherine Harmon | March 28, 2012 | About 800 million people worldwide do not get enough food to eat, while about 1.5 billion are...
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Indian Man Single-Handedly Plants a 1,360 Acre Forest

Indian Man Single-Handedly Plants a 1,360 Acre Forest | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As a teenager, Jadav Payeng began planting trees on a barren sandbar in India. 30 years later, it's home to a sprawling forest.
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Link between fast food and depression confirmed

Link between fast food and depression confirmed | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

A new study shows that eating fast food is linked to a greater risk of suffering from depression. Results reveal that consumers of fast food, compared to those who eat little or none, are . . .

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Minneapolis mayor to sign urban farming amendment

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is expected to sign an amendment that will make it easier to grow and sell fresh food in the city.Minneapolis already allows community gardens in most areas, so this latest ...
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Urban Farming Supply Store to Open in Brooklyn

Urban Farming Supply Store to Open in Brooklyn | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Hayseeds Big City Farm Supply store in Brooklyn, NY., will service urban farmers, and productive vegetable gardeners across NYC.
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Chic Sustainability Watch: Trends, Projects & People ...

Chic Sustainability Watch: Trends, Projects & People ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As a green roof designer and advocate, I am constantly searching for examples of projects that highlight the aesthetic potential of green roofs and feature vegetation as the primary driver for the building design as a whole.
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Corn on the 8th floor, turnips on level 23… | TerraPass

Corn on the 8th floor, turnips on level 23… | TerraPass | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
"Pie in the sky" takes on new meaning in a half-baked concept for urban farms.
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Fertilizer use responsible for increase in nitrous oxide in atmosphere

Fertilizer use responsible for increase in nitrous oxide in atmosphere | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Chemists have analyzed the isotopic composition of nitrous oxide – a greenhouse and ozone-destroying gas - in air samples from as far back as 1940 and found the fingerprint of nitrogen-based fertilizer.
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The Renaissance of the Family Farm

The Renaissance of the Family Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Scott Trautman is a first-generation American farmer who, with his family, has created a thriving farm that is unique in its philosophy.

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How to Protect Your Garden From Thieves With Plantings

How to Protect Your Garden From Thieves With Plantings | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's not pretty, but a fact of life, gardens are rich pickings for thieves.
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From Meat Packing Plant to 93,500 s.f. Off-Grid Vertical Farm and Brewery

From Meat Packing Plant to 93,500 s.f. Off-Grid Vertical Farm and Brewery | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A piece of Chicago's industrial heritage is going to be converted into a futuristic farm and food production facility, running on 100% renewable energy.
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Bengal, Assam Tea Production Slashed By Worst Drought in 15 Years

Bengal, Assam Tea Production Slashed By Worst Drought in 15 Years | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Another effect of weather weirding: Higher tea prices coming? Northeast India tea production expected to drop 60% in 2012 this year.
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Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes

Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @RainGardens: Amazing green roof on Seattle skyscraper.
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On higher ground - China Daily

On higher ground - China Daily | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
China DailyOn higher groundChina Daily"Plants and water have been proven to be one of the most effective measures to degrade and dilute PM2.5," says Tan Tianying, president of Beijing Green Roof Association, referring to fine particulate matter...
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Gardening experts give tips to attract birds, butterflys during water restriction - LubbockOnline.com

Gardening experts give tips to attract birds, butterflys during water restriction - LubbockOnline.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Gardening experts give tips to attract birds, butterflys during water restrictionLubbockOnline.comFor those who see the month of April as a time to bring birds and butterflies to their gardens, restricted water use could be detrimental.

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