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Go Green with CertainTeed’s Solaris Shingles

Dear Planet savers,

I just spoke with my CertainTeed rep and WOW you have to check out their answer to going green.  I often have homeowners asking me what we are doing to go green.  We are pa...
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Hydroponics and Less Carbon Emissions

Hydroponics and Less Carbon Emissions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
One of the big modern benefits of hydroponic gardening is in considering how changes to conventional agriculture can help lower the amount of carbon emissions in the atmosphere. In general, governm...
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Cashing in on hydroponic vegetables - The Nation

Cashing in on hydroponic vegetables - The Nation | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Cashing in on hydroponic vegetables The Nation Kashemsant Kiangsiri has turned what was a hobby into a successful hydro-farming business by cashing in on the health-conscious trend among Thai...
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Revolutionary Sphelar Spherical Solar Cells Capture Sunlight From All Directions

Revolutionary Sphelar Spherical Solar Cells Capture Sunlight From All Directions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Japanese company, Kyosemi, is redesigning the future of photovoltaics by shunning the traditional flat substrate photovoltaic cell and opting for something more suitable for today's energy needs - the spherical micro solar cell aka the Sphelar.
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Vertical farm – Deccan Herald | Aeroponics | Indoor Gardens | Hydroponics

Vertical farm – Deccan Herald: vertical garden with aeroponic systemBy Sudhirendar Sharma Solution to agricultur...
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SNAP Hydroponics | ContainerLiving.net – shipping container homes

SNAP Hydroponics | ContainerLiving.net – shipping container homes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
SNAP Hydroponics Ideal For Off Grid Living (No Electric Needed) A system developed in the Philippines which involves nutrient solutions seems to have an...
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London: the green walls at New Street Square, EC4 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

London: the green walls at New Street Square, EC4 | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New Street Square is a brand new development on the edge of the City, opened in 2008, which won its architects Bennetts Associates a Civic Trust Award in 2009.
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5 Online Tools Helping Small Food Producers Market & Distribute Their Products | Food+Tech Connect

5 Online Tools Helping Small Food Producers Market & Distribute Their Products | Food+Tech Connect | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Food+Tech Connect is highlighting 5 innovative ways technology is being used to improve access to fresh, local food.

The following selection of online marketplaces and management tools exemplify how user centered design, visualizing impact, and crowdsourcing are being successfully used to help small producers distribute and market their products.


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WendySSmith's comment, March 2, 2012 9:38 PM
this is very very cool.
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Green Roof Chicken Coop

Green Roof Chicken Coop | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green Roof Chicken Coop!Learn how to build a chicken coop with our diy chicken coop blueprints, diy chicken coop plans and other chicken coop resources (http://t.co/QSq1sNkJ info.Green...
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New Research on Ocean Acidification and Warming Oceans Reveals Heavy Toll on Marine Life

New Research on Ocean Acidification and Warming Oceans Reveals Heavy Toll on Marine Life | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New research projects around Puget Sound in Washington are looking at the complicated effects of warming waters and ocean acidification on marine ecosystems.
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Vaute Couture Opens Flagship Vegan Fashion Boutique in Brooklyn, New York

Vaute Couture Opens Flagship Vegan Fashion Boutique in Brooklyn, New York | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Vaute Couture is opening the doors to their flagship boutique today with a sample sale boasting up to 70% off vegan winter coats.
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NewBlackMan: Urban Organic w/ Bryant Terry | Episode 3: LBC: The Growing Experience

NewBlackMan: Urban Organic w/ Bryant Terry | Episode 3: LBC: The Growing Experience | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Art and Urban Farming, kindred spirits in urban better-place making.. And youth have a large part in...
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CASE develops air purification system based on hydroponic plants ...

CASE develops air purification system based on hydroponic plants ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sonia Renthlei: Keeping the air indoors clean can be a tough job unless you've installed air purifiers that can cost a small bundle. If you're one of those.
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Dumbo Feather - Joel Salatin is a farmer.

Dumbo Feather - a magazine about extraordinary ideas and extraordinary people.
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Hydroponic Growing With LED Grow Lights | NRM Toolbar

Hydroponic growing with LED grow lights has gained acceptance in the past which is each economical and successful. Hydroponics is employed when sun light in out of stock the other must resort to applying artificial light.
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"Permaculture Center for BioRegional Living | Andrew Faust Design Consultation."

"Permaculture Center for BioRegional Living | Andrew Faust Design Consultation." | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Permaculture Center for BioRegional Living | Andrew Faust Design Consultation. (If you're looking for an amazing program in URBAN PERMACULTURE DESIGN. THIS is IT.
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Bee Royalty Initiative

Bee Royalty Initiative | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
did you know @BrownPalace has honey bees on their roof and make soaps with their honey?? i didn't until today!
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Green Roof Featuring KISSS Irrigation Wins Award From Green Roofs For Healthy Cities

Green Roof Featuring KISSS Irrigation Wins Award From Green Roofs For Healthy Cities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Target Center, located in Minneapolis, Minn. and a KISSS™ Subsurface Capillary Irrigation (SCI) project, received a Special Recognition award from Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.
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Container Gardening – SNAP Hydroponics From The Philippines | ContainerLiving.net – shipping container homes

Container Gardening – SNAP Hydroponics From The Philippines | ContainerLiving.net – shipping container homes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
SNAP Hydroponics is something that has been developed in the Philippines for sustainable living and livelihood. What makes it a little unique compared to...
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Rooftop Hydroponic Garden In New York | ContainerLiving.net – shipping container homes

Rooftop Hydroponic Garden In New York | ContainerLiving.net – shipping container homes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
  Fresh produce is always the game of the day in a quality restaurant and New York restaurateur John Mooney has taken the concept to a modern dimen...
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Growing Hydroponic Basil

Growing Hydroponic Basil | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
How to grow hydroponic basil - growing hydroponic basil can be proffitable and fun. Find all the tips here to ensure you do it in a streamlined way.
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Mak Counter's comment, March 13, 2013 2:43 AM
Thanks for the information :)
Mak Counter's comment, March 13, 2013 2:43 AM
Thanks for the information :)
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Truly Living Well

Natural Urban Farming in Atlanta, Ga.(Urban Farming: Truly Living Well: http://t.co/8wDgWDmF...)...
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Melbourne's Bikers are Victims of Artist's Guerilla Thank You Notes

Melbourne's Bikers are Victims of Artist's Guerilla Thank You Notes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A newly-arrived Melbourne resident thanked the city's cyclists by attaching hand-written notes to bikes.
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TEDxManhattan - Changing the Way We Eat

TEDxManhattan - Changing the Way We Eat | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
TEDxManhattan will take place on January 21, 2012, in New York City.
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Startup Profile: Indoor Farming Company Seeks to Harness Light and Revitalize Impoverished Urban Areas

Startup Profile: Indoor Farming Company Seeks to Harness Light and Revitalize Impoverished Urban Areas | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
MetroCrops LLC, a company committed to creating a network of urban, indoor, hydroponic farms located in impoverished high-density areas hopes to create green jobs, recycle old buildings and provide fresh local produce year-round in the Northeast.
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