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The Urban Farming Guys go to India

The Urban Farming Guys go to India | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sharing Knowledge Feeding Nations (The Urban Farming Guys http://t.co/pU8KRMyc...)...
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Vertical Urban Farming: Fantasy or Solution for a Growing Urban World Population? Ideal for China – The Vertical Harvest Project in Jackson Hole – – Schirach ReportCommentaries for the Global Socie...

Urban farming could solve issues of lack of land and water for large city populations http://t.co/m45C3rFQ...
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“ Here’s a pretty cool urban farming solution—a Plantagon greenhouse for urban farming. Construction on the first one broke ground in Linköping, Sweden on 09.02.12. This unique vertical-farming...
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Plans for a Towering Future

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Proposals for forward-looking buildings from eVolo Skyscrapers.
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Urban-farming Apprenticeships - Urban Farm Online

Would-be farmers have a new way to hone their skills while helping to increase access to fresh produce in urban communities: urban-farming apprenticeship programs. (Looking for a combo of urban energy & sustainable ag this summer?
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The next mayors' next thoughts on land use, urban design, and planning in LA - 89.3 KPCC (blog)

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89.3 KPCC (blog)The next mayors' next thoughts on land use, urban design, and planning in LA89.3 KPCC (blog)That's where the American Institute of Architects/LA division will hold a series of meetings with announced mayoral candidates about...
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LiveRoof®, LLC Brings James Greenhouses in Georgia into its National Network ... - Greenroofs.com

LiveRoof®, LLC Brings James Greenhouses in Georgia into its National Network ... - Greenroofs.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Greenroofs.comLiveRoof®, LLC Brings James Greenhouses in Georgia into its National Network ...Greenroofs.comFebruary 17, 2012 — LiveRoof®, LLC, the top horticultural science company in the green roof industry, announced the addition of a new...
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Urban Farm Helps Make Neighborhood Green - News Channel 7 South Carolina

Urban Farm Helps Make Neighborhood Green - News Channel 7 South Carolina | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Farm Helps Make Neighborhood GreenNews Channel 7Properties like this one in this historic downtown Greenville neighborhood are being turned into urban farms. Eventually giving residents a way to go green with produce.
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Chicago restaurants move toward hyper-local food production - nwitimes.com

Chicago restaurants move toward hyper-local food productionnwitimes.comCHICAGO | More and more restaurants in Chicago are producing their own ingredients — up on the roof.
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MonoSol Proposes Dissolvable Packaging Of The Future | Fast Company

MonoSol Proposes Dissolvable Packaging Of The Future | Fast Company | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Single-serve drink mixes and individually wrapped foods are a boon for landfill enthusiasts. Dissolvable-packaging maker MonoSol has a fix. Can you stomach it? (Would you eat food from a dissolvable pouch?
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Arsenic In Baby Formula Related to Organic Sweetener

Arsenic In Baby Formula Related to Organic Sweetener | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
"Organic" means not full of chemicals; or does it?
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Monterey County Bans Use of Methyl Iodide in Agriculture

Monterey County Bans Use of Methyl Iodide in Agriculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
California's largest agricultural producer to ban methyl iodide for use in agriculture.
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Successful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg with Nathan Levy Feb 25 Florida

Event posted by Tina & Nathan Levy - Event posted by Tina & Nathan LevySuccessful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg wi...
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Largest Living Wall in North America: Semiahmoo Library Green Wall

Largest Living Wall in North America: Semiahmoo Library Green Wall | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
… (Largest Living Wall in North America: Semiahmoo Library Green Wall - http://t.co/OM9VkPXO via @freshome...)...
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Green walls create new urban jungles - CNN International

Green walls create new urban jungles - CNN International | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green walls create new urban junglesCNN InternationalBy Matthew Knight, CNN UK company Biotecture have created a green wall for the side of Edgware Road Underground station in London which sits near the busy, and very polluted, Marylebone Road.
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URBAN FARMING NYC

This video was originally shot in August 2009. A student from The POINT's ACTION program brought copies with him when he visited Michelle Obama's organic gar...
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Growing green jobs and rooftop gardens - Sydney

Growing green jobs and rooftop gardens  -  Sydney | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
THREE years ago, armed with a desire to do something for the environment, Ivan Goloborodko started Cfree. (Go Green!
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MAP's Urban Agriculture Training - Buffalo Rising

MAP's Urban Agriculture Training - Buffalo Rising | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
MAP's Urban Agriculture TrainingBuffalo RisingMore and more, urban farming is looking like a smart, practical and sustainable way to increase productivity in urban areas that are in need of 'stabilizing' land use initiatives.
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Call for Papers for CitiesAlive 2012! - Greenroofs.com (blog)

Call for Papers for CitiesAlive 2012!Greenroofs.com (blog)Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced their Call for Papers for CitiesAlive 2012.
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Pupils relish chance to get their hands dirty - gulfnews.com UAE

Pupils relish chance to get their hands dirty - gulfnews.com UAE | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
gulfnews.comPupils relish chance to get their hands dirtygulfnews.comSome of the achievements of the club, which has 80 student members, include the setting up of a hydroponic herb and vegetable garden, an outdoor organic garden, a recycling...
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An 'artist co-op' for urban farmers - MinnPost.com

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MinnPost.comAn 'artist co-op' for urban farmersMinnPost.comTwin Cities, an urban agriculture project started by five local food activists looking to create a “model urban farm” by bringing together people and plants as a community in which they...
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$5000 Grant Supports Urban Farm in Kansas City - Kansas City infoZine

$5000 Grant Supports Urban Farm in Kansas CityKansas City infoZineThe grant will support the construction of a market stand and grape arbor, a frost-free hydrant and a rain catchment system for the urban farming operation.
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The Many Flavors of Urban Farming

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The practice of urban agriculture is incredibly variable.
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Tenderloin National Forest Brings Green To San Francisco’s High Crime Neighborhood

Tenderloin National Forest Brings Green To San Francisco’s High Crime Neighborhood | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tenderloin National Forest, is an urban oasis in one of San Francisco's Poorest Neighborhoods...
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New York City could open up 1,200 acres of rooftops for farming

New York City could open up 1,200 acres of rooftops for farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Given how valuable space is in New York City, the city's rooftops are strangely empty. But a proposal from the city's planning department could change that by making 1,200 acres of commercial rooft...

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