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New York City Roof Study Shows Drastic Cooling with White Surfaces | CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com

New York City Roof Study Shows Drastic Cooling with White Surfaces | CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A New York City roof covered in a white synthetic membrane was on average 43 degrees F cooler than surrounding black tar and asphalt roofs during times of peak (Simple is often best : Green is white hot in the Big Apple!
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In The Future, You Will Eat Your Food Packaging, And It Will Be Delicious

In The Future, You Will Eat Your Food Packaging, And It Will Be Delicious | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Here’s a solution to our ever-growing plastic problem: package food and beverage items in edible packaging that’s actually good enough to eat. Dr. David Edwards, a professor at Harvard, is working on it.
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An urban farmer in Nairobi City, Kenya shows us his food garden ...

An urban farmer in Nairobi City, Kenya shows us his food garden ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Even though the farmer in these two videos speaks in his native Kenyan language, we can almost understand what he is saying. We can see the crops he is growing and the surrounding environment. The urban farming ...
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Green Roof Growers: Seed Starting: Elli Loves Broccoli for Now...

Green Roof Growers: Seed Starting: Elli Loves Broccoli for Now... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Little Green Girl has a friend named Ellie (right) and she LOVES fresh vegetables and fruit! Her parents Dave and Gina have really taught her some great healthy eating habits. This spring Kara will be teaching Ellie how to ...
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Insect Experts Issue 'Urgent' Warning On Using Biotech Seeds

Insect Experts Issue 'Urgent' Warning On Using Biotech Seeds | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This week, a group of scientists sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency urging farmers to stop planting genetically engineered corn with a certain gene because it will no longer protect them from the corn rootworm.

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PCC Class Schedule - Portland Community College

Some interesting yard & garden classes, such as Raising Backyard Chickens & Urban Farming Permaculture, at PCC!...
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A Pop-Up Farm Opens in Midtown Manhattan - Environment - GOOD

A Pop-Up Farm Opens in Midtown Manhattan - Environment - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When a construction project stalled, a real estate company, a restaurant, and an environmental group built a temporary farm instead.
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Urban Garden Profile: Lyndon Fenlon UrbanHoneyCo | Metropolitan Gardening

Urban Garden Profile: Lyndon Fenlon UrbanHoneyCo | Metropolitan Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Video: Supermarket Checkout Scanner Uses Object Recognition Instead of Bar Codes | Popular Science

Video: Supermarket Checkout Scanner Uses Object Recognition Instead of Bar Codes | Popular Science | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
No more stickers on food; Supermarket Checkout Scanner Uses Object Recognition Instead of Bar Codes http://t.co/WrdoF9TC...
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G8 Life: Plantogon Builds First Greenhouse Skyscraper!

G8 Life: Plantogon Builds First Greenhouse Skyscraper! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Scientist, Environmentalist, and Designers alike have been dreaming for decades of the day city skylines are decked out with gleaming towers of green, representing mankind's shift to a new age in Urban Agriculture.
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Hydroponic Gardening-Spinach

Hydroponic Gardening-Spinach | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Spinach has so many uses in cooking that it makes a wonderful crop to include in your hydroponic. It is easy to grow and normally creates an abundant harvest. Pest are not likely, but can be easily eradicated...
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our.windowfarms.org | Blog | Still Mind Indoor Gardening - Hydroponic Water Fountain Farm

our.windowfarms.org | Blog | Still Mind Indoor Gardening - Hydroponic Water Fountain Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Still Mind Indoor Gardening - Hydroponic Water Fountain Farm http://t.co/on4tVhR0...
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Look beyond 'natural' label to find food's content - The Coloradoan

Look beyond 'natural' label to find food's contentThe ColoradoanMore recently, potential negative effects of technology and chemicals have prompted many people to see foods labeled as natural as more desirable, healthy and wholesome.
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More Parklets Popping Up Around San Francisco

More Parklets Popping Up Around San Francisco | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Parklet trend is spreading from San Francisco to other cities in the Bay area, in the U.S.
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Food-packaging dates leave shoppers guessing - Columbus Dispatch

Food-packaging dates leave shoppers guessingColumbus DispatchTime Warner Cable Mid-Ohio has announced that it is offering six, $2000 scholarships to students graduating from high school this year who plan to go to college and major in a field that...
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Effects of Evaporative Cooling in the Thermal Performance of Green ...

Green roofs have become an important urban mitigation technology due to their ability to address multiple environmental issues. One of the most common benefits attributed to green roofs is the reduction in heating and ...
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Green roofs- Israel

Green roofs- Israel | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Green roofs and walls in Israel are not a very common practice yet but there is some commercial activity and a few companies supplying good solutions for green infrastructure.


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Have a Green Winter with Aquaponic Supplied Vegetables | cambridge-medical.com

While gardening might not be a problem during spring and summer, winter can seriously hinder your productivity especially if you don't have a green house.
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TEDxWindyCity — Dickson Despommier — The Vertical Farm | So ...

TEDxWindyCity — Dickson Despommier — The Vertical Farm | So ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Dickson talks about Vertical Farming: A 21st century hunger and conservation solution that promises, “urban renewal, sustainable production of a safe and varied food supply (year-round crop production), and the eventual ...
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Urban Farming: Farmingup.org Alec Baxt on soil amendments for rooftop veggies. | Metropolitan Gardening

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NYC Green Roof Training to Showcase Parks Department's Incredible Green Roof Laboratory

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities - The North American Green Roof and Wall Industry Association (Energy Tip!
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How food should shape our cities

How food should shape our cities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Planning + Design + Architecture + Historic Preservation ... Which probably explains why urban farming produces $5 dollars of job growth for every dollar spent on food. In one scene in Food, Inc., an organic farmer is ...
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Orange County Master Gardener: Urban Farming Workshop

Orange County Master Gardener: Urban Farming Workshop | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Farming Workshop, Orange County Extension Education Center, March 21st, 2012. Topics covered this year include small poultry flocks, Florida's Cottage Food Law (homemade food sales), Blueberries, Aquaponics, ...
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Urban Farming coming to Raleigh

Urban Farming coming to Raleigh | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The city of Raleigh is making a bold step in its efforts to revitalize run-down sections of the city.
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Hurry up and wait | Adventures in Organic Urban Farming with ...

Hurry up and wait | Adventures in Organic Urban Farming with ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This entry was posted in gardening, greenhouse, greenhouses, organic, organic, Uncategorized, urban farming and tagged seed rot, seed starter, seed starter mix, seedlings, seeds, seeds in greenhouse, starting seeds, ...
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