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Walk [Your City] Campaign Lets City Dwellers Encourage Walking with Guerrilla Wayfinding Signs

Walk [Your City] Campaign Lets City Dwellers Encourage Walking with Guerrilla Wayfinding Signs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
After a successful pilot project in Raleigh, one man is bringing his unauthorized signs to other cities.
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Re-usable Take-Out Boxes Take Hold in Portland

Re-usable Take-Out Boxes Take Hold in Portland | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Laura Weiss agonized over the waste she knew Portland's food carts were generating. She devised a solution, by bike, with re-usable containers and a subscription service.
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Backyard Chickens 101: Cool Chicken Coops | DigginFood

Backyard Chickens 101: Cool Chicken Coops | DigginFood | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I've got some seriously cool chicken coops to show you today, courtesy of Seattle Tilth, which hosts an annual City Chickens Coop Tour every July. This (Check out the Backyard Chicken Coop with the living green roof!
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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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Food+Tech Connect

Food+Tech Connect | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food+Tech Connect is a blog about the emerging food and information technology movement.
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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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Pink Slime Effect: Was The Consumer Reaction Irrational? Will Organic Food Take A Lasting Bounce?

Pink Slime Effect: Was The Consumer Reaction Irrational? Will Organic Food Take A Lasting Bounce? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The pink slime public relations debacle may spur interest in organic products & become a marketing course classic.
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21 Lessons in Sustainability from the Great Depression

21 Lessons in Sustainability from the Great Depression | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
When the Great Recession started four years ago we looked at the lessons we could learn from the Great Depression; Time to dust them off.
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leafmag: Green wall of lettuce This looks...

leafmag: Green wall of lettuce This looks... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
leafmag: “Green wall of lettuce ” This looks mighty cool but also like it would be a nightmare to harvest.
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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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