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The Vertical Farm Project - Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond | www.verticalfarm.com

The Vertical Farm Project - Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond | www.verticalfarm.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth's population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demographic trends, the human population will increase by about 3 billion people during the interim.
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A farm next door? Urban farming headed for vote in Mpls | kare11.com

A farm next door? Urban farming headed for vote in Mpls | kare11.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @dedouble: A farm next door?Urban farming headed for vote in Mpls - KARE http://t.co/SAvkpClY...
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Connecticut Takes First Step Toward GMO Labeling Law

Connecticut Takes First Step Toward GMO Labeling Law | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Connecticut legislative committee backs a labeling requirement for genetically modified foods.
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Consumers seek more locally grown produce - IFT.org

Locally sourced foods are becoming more popular at grocery stores and restaurants, and 52% of consumers say buying local produce is more important than buying organic produce, according to market research firm Mintel.
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Butler Greens Pharmacy Building Roof - Indiana News Story - WRTV Indianapolis

Butler Greens Pharmacy Building Roof - Indiana News Story - WRTV Indianapolis | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
INDIANAPOLIS -- A new garden on Butler University's campus is taking shape in a unique place. Thursday, March 22, 2012. (Go Green!
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Green construction scales new heights with ‘Vertical Forests’ | On The Block | an SFGate.com blog

Green construction scales new heights with ‘Vertical Forests’ | On The Block | an SFGate.com blog | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
similar to our work on the cal academy living roof.
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More Breezy, Tree-Hung Nests Inspired by Birds & Made for Humans

More Breezy, Tree-Hung Nests Inspired by Birds & Made for Humans | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Taking some lessons from weaver birds, here are more amazing human-sized nests made out of natural materials.
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New Book Reveals New York Citys Most Elite &Elaborate Rooftop Gardens | Inhabitat New York City

New Book Reveals New York Citys Most Elite &Elaborate Rooftop Gardens | Inhabitat New York City | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rooftop Gardens: The Terraces, Conservatories, and Balconies of New York is a new coffee table book that takes you up to the city's most exquisite private rooftop gardens.
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Polyculture versus Monoculture: Which is Better?

Find out why having organic farms that practice polyculture is better than monoculture agricultural practices. (Polyculture versus Monoculture: Which is Better?
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Spanish technology centre seeks to extend food shelf life | News | The Engineer

Spanish technology centre seeks to extend food shelf life | News | The Engineer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A technology centre in Spain is investigating ways to extend the shelf life of certain food products by developing new packaging and edible coatings.
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The Water-Energy-Food Security Challenge: America As the Global Savior? - Huffington Post

The Water-Energy-Food Security Challenge: America As the Global Savior? - Huffington Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Water-Energy-Food Security Challenge: America As the Global Savior?
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Buglife | News | New guidance on designing roofs for bugs

Buglife | News | New guidance on designing roofs for bugs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Buglife today release a guidance report that will provide practical advice and inspire people to create biodiverse green roofs for wildlife.
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Herbs: the healthy hydroponic way - Food - Jamaica Gleaner - Thursday | March 22, 2012

Herbs: the healthy hydroponic way - Food - Jamaica Gleaner - Thursday | March 22, 2012 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fresh herbs and vegetables are what The Family Garden wants to bring to your kitchen and dinner tables. Rebecca Harper, one of the conceptualisers of the family business, has introduced a line of hydroponic living herbs....
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Aquaponics, Urban Farming And Sustainable New Cities

aquaponicsglobal.com - http://aquaponicsglobal.com/2012/02/aquaponics-urban-farming-and-sustainable-new-cities/Aquaponics, Urban Farming And Sustainable New CitiesAquaponics GlobalWith aquaponics, sustainable urban farming reaches new heights of...
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Cooking better biochar: Study improves recipe for soil additive

Cooking better biochar: Study improves recipe for soil additive | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A simple way to remove carbon from the atmosphere is by adding charcoal, or biochar, to topsoil -- a centuries-old practice that also boosts crop production.
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Urban Micro-farms Sprouting Up Through the Cracks

Urban Micro-farms Sprouting Up Through the Cracks | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Here’s a good one for the “think global, act local” contingent. A group of folks up in the Twin Cities are taking vacant urban lots and converting them into productive urban farms.
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Food deserts in Toronto

Food deserts in Toronto | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Martin Prosperity Institute, directed by cities guru Richard Florida, released a report in 2010 on food deserts in Toronto, which can be found here. Not surprisingly, the food deserts (neighbou...
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South Vancouver urban farming program for low-income families - The Voice Online

South Vancouver urban farming program for low-income families - The Voice Online | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farming program for low-income families.
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How Art and Gardening Bring Cultures and Generations Together

How Art and Gardening Bring Cultures and Generations Together | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In London and rural Devon, a multi-generational garden and art project shows how environmentalism can and must embrace diversity.
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3 Natural and Organic Alternatives to Scotts Potting Soil for Your Container Garden

3 Natural and Organic Alternatives to Scotts Potting Soil for Your Container Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A great potting soil is the basis for a great container garden. Try these three natural and organic potting mixes.
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Living Green Roofs!: Green Roof Gardening and Small Scale Rooftop Permaculture

Living Green Roofs!: Green Roof Gardening and Small Scale Rooftop Permaculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Small Scale Rooftop Gardening in Urban Core #GreenRoofs #permaculture http://t.co/BYMOY9BN...
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Food park to provide direct link between farms & market - Times of India

Food park to provide direct link between farms & marketTimes of IndiaAt a presentation on the project, the first of its kind in the region, was made on the first day of At the North East Food and Technology Summit on Wednesday, SC Sehgal, chairman...
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Gardening the Skyline: Philly urban agriculture expands to rooftops

Gardening the Skyline: Philly urban agriculture expands to rooftops | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
story by Lauren Mandel Scanning the puddled, coal tar roof of the SHARE Food Program’s...
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Innovators Embrace Aquaponics to Strengthen Local Food Systems, Address Food Security Issues and More

Innovators Embrace Aquaponics to Strengthen Local Food Systems, Address Food Security Issues and More | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Imagine a sustainable closed loop farming system that is completely self-sufficient, economically viable, environmentally friendly and scalable to the point that it could help insure that the world's future food needs are met.

Via Samuel Perez
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Brooklyn food pantries go grow-your-own with indoor hydroponic farms | Agriculture Research

Brooklyn food pantries go grow-your-own with indoor hydroponic farms | Agriculture Research | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
ZeitNews, a Technology Team Application. News stories about our scientific and technological capabilities to build a better world.
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