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Does Food + Technology = Sustainable Food? - Triple Pundit

Does Food + Technology = Sustainable Food? - Triple Pundit | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Triple PunditDoes Food + Technology = Sustainable Food?

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The Rewards and Challenges of Working at an Urban Farm

The Rewards and Challenges of Working at an Urban Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Noyo Food Forest is working to show that there’s a place for everyone on urban farms, but everyone hasn’t gotten that message yet. (s.e.
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KYF Compass - Map | USDA

KYF Compass - Map | USDA | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The map shows many USDA-supported projects and programs related to local and regional food systems for the years 2009-2011.
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Snacking on raisins may offer a heart-healthy way to lower blood pressure

Snacking on raisins may offer a heart-healthy way to lower blood pressure | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
If you have slightly higher than normal blood pressure – known as prehypertension – consider eating a handful of raisins.
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Chipotle Refusing to Sign Agreement Protecting Farm Workers

Chipotle Refusing to Sign Agreement Protecting Farm Workers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The fast food giant has made a name for itself as a more discerning, compassionate buyer. But farm worker advocates argue this is hipocrisy.
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Midway: A Symbol of Hope for Planet Earth

Midway: A Symbol of Hope for Planet Earth | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Midway has moved from "bullets to birds" and our visit to the atoll reveals the incredible ecosystem that teaches us lessons on sustainability both here and globally.
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Human Nature: Building Social Entrepreneurs

Human Nature is the Philippines' largest brand of genuinely natural personal care and cosmetics products. http://www.humanheartnature.com As a social enterpr...
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Happy Dancing Cows Celebrate the Arrival of Spring (Video)

Happy Dancing Cows Celebrate the Arrival of Spring (Video) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's not just we humans who seem to take particular delight in finding that Spring has finally sprung.
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Urban Farming Leading to Waste Skyscraper?

Urban Farming Leading to Waste Skyscraper? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When it coms to metropolitan sustainable planning, the urban farm is one of the most probable and popular concepts available.
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Home & Garden | Seattle yards become farms: Business grows from the ground up | Seattle Times Newspaper

Home & Garden | Seattle yards become farms: Business grows from the ground up | Seattle Times Newspaper | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Rooftop Farm Company Expands Into Brooklyn Industrial Park | Planetizen

Rich Calder reports on Brooklyn's newest urban-garden-in-an-industrial-park, and the environmental benefits it will offer. (http://t.co/MVK9ObNB

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Video: Urban Farmers Grow Rooftop Crops

"Brooklyn Grange" in Queens, N.Y., is a 40,000-square-foot rooftop farm.
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downtown gallery grand opening | Facebook Las Vegas Apr 5

downtown gallery grand opening | Facebook Las Vegas  Apr 5 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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Low Tech Magazine on How To Heat And Cool Cities Without Fossil Fuels

Low Tech Magazine on How To Heat And Cool Cities Without Fossil Fuels | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Kris De Decker explains passive solar design for cities, in what may be the most important urban design post of the year...
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Compound in soy products may help lower blood pressure

Compound in soy products may help lower blood pressure | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Soy-based food products have taken grocery store shelves by storm, and the benefits of soy are steadily beginning to emerge.
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SOM Architects Call for a 100 Year Vision for the Great Lakes

SOM Architects Call for a 100 Year Vision for the Great Lakes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The availability and quality of fresh water to sustain a radically urbanizing world is unquestionably a core issue of our time and requires holistic environmental thinking at an unprecedented scale...
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McDonald’s to Pump $1.5m Into UK and Irish Farming · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

McDonald’s to Pump $1.5m Into UK and Irish Farming · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
McDonald's has launched Farm Forward, a three-part program aimed at supporting British and Irish farmers, as it aims to increase the sustainability of its supply chain.
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» Urban Farm – Sustainably Repurposed NYC Harlem PierNourishing NYC. Feed. Educate. Advocate -- Charity, Charities, Donating to Charities, Donate to Charity

» Urban Farm – Sustainably Repurposed NYC Harlem PierNourishing NYC. Feed. Educate. Advocate -- Charity, Charities, Donating to Charities, Donate to Charity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Nourishing NYC is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community food program and charity that strives to achieve “nutrition for all” in New York City.
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Welcome to the Enchanted Farm Cafe - Philippines with Global Impications

Welcome to the Enchanted Farm Cafe - Philippines with Global Impications | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Text by Tricia Aquino Photos by Stef Lim, Camille Meloto, and Raf Dionisio How delicious it is, to “create wealth that will benefit those at the bottom of the pyramid,” as Gawad Kalinga...
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Extreme weather of last decade part of larger pattern linked to global warming

Extreme weather of last decade part of larger pattern linked to global warming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The past decade has been one of unprecedented weather extremes. Scientists now argue that the high incidence of extremes is not merely accidental. From the many single events a pattern emerges.
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An Aquaponic Utopia

An Aquaponic Utopia | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Leaving the dam wasn’t easy. It was paradise. We had an engagement though, that we couldn’t miss.
We met Rahasya a few nights before and he told us about his completely self-sufficient, off-the-grid...
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Vertical Farming the Future of Food

Vertical Farming the Future of Food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Home of Saul Fontenot-Amedee urban planner.
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