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Technology for Food Businesses - A la Carte - Jean Terranova

Technology for Food Businesses - A la Carte - Jean Terranova | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
@JoshSamBob - here you go- Technology for Food Businesses - A la Carte #nefs http://t.co/ONuwIqlk...
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A 'Vertical Greenhouse' Could Make a Swedish City Self-Sufficient - Environment - GOOD

A 'Vertical Greenhouse' Could Make a Swedish City Self-Sufficient - Environment - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing these plants in the city will make food production less costly both for the environment and for consumers.
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Global Water Supplies Threatened by Climate Change, Increased Demand

Global Water Supplies Threatened by Climate Change, Increased Demand | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A report from the United Nations stresses that increased demand for fresh water, coupled with the effects of climate change, is threatening the world's water supplies.
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Solar-Powered Shipping Container Architecture That Actually Makes Sense

Solar-Powered Shipping Container Architecture That Actually Makes Sense | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Nigerian start-up is offering mobile, solar-powered buildings made from shipping containers for a variety of uses - from marketing to saving the world.
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DON'T MISS THIS: "Spring of Sustainability" Cocreating Solutions for a Thriving New World

DON'T MISS THIS: "Spring of Sustainability" Cocreating Solutions for a Thriving New World | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Everything you need to create a sustainable, thriving world!

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Mid-Sound Fisheries, featured in Connecticut Farmer & Feast.wmv

Mid-Sound Fisheries is a featured farmer in Connecticut Farmer & Feast, a revolutionary new cookbook by Emily Brooks.
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Urban farms herald green city 'revolution' - CNN.com

Urban farms herald green city 'revolution' - CNN.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As the world's urban population continues to grow at a rapid rate, communities around the world are increasingly turning to "city agriculture" to produce cheap, locally grown fruit and vegetables.
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Greenland's Ice Sheet May Melt Off Sooner Than Expected

Greenland's Ice Sheet May Melt Off Sooner Than Expected | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A 1.6 degree rise in global temperatures could like spell doom for Greenland's important ice coverage -- and coastlines throughout the world, too.
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Raleigh City Farm -- An Urban Farm Startup

A downtown urban farm start-up is ready to build initial infrastructure. Help us build a water system, a fence & get more dirt!
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Gardeners Sharing Their Harvest With A Community Food Pantry

Gardeners Sharing Their Harvest With A Community Food Pantry | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
AmpleHarvest.org helps Americas gardeners diminish hunger in their community by enabling them to donate their excess garden produce to a neighborhood food pantry.
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Plant Connection Installs Living Wall That Helps Patients Heal - Greenroofs.com

Plant Connection Installs Living Wall That Helps Patients Heal - Greenroofs.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Greenroofs.comPlant Connection Installs Living Wall That Helps Patients HealGreenroofs.comMany of Plant Connection's living walls are used in environments to either aid in contributing to sustainable building solutions, or to create aesthetical...
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Parliament square urban landscape redesign LCC | Garden Design ...

Parliament square urban landscape redesign LCC | Garden Design ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Congratulations to the London Cycling Campaign (LCC) for publishing a re-design of Parliament Square's urban landscape, also discussed on this blog this last year (see The landscape architecture of Parliament Square, ...
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GMO foods: moving in the wrong direction - Mail Tribune

GMO foods: moving in the wrong directionMail TribuneThe closest thing to a global consensus is probably this: We've accepted the spread of GMO technology with startlingly little knowledge about its long-term effects.
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Guactruck Mobile Eatery

Guactruck Mobile Eatery | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The food truck craze has officially hit Manila, Philippines by way of the Guactruck, a modern mobile eatery full of sustainable initiatives.
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Nanaimo, BC residents embrace food waste composting | Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine

Nanaimo, BC residents embrace food waste composting | Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As reported by the Nanaimo Daily News, despite concerns of multi-family developments not participating in the Regional District of Nanaimo's (RDN’s) food-waste composting program, residents of the RDN have enthusiastically supported the...
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Hydroponic Farmer Produces Year-Round Harvest

Hydroponic Farmer Produces Year-Round Harvest | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Mary Ellen Taylor harvests 4,000 heads of lettuce weekly in her two hydroponic greenhouses all year round. That's why she named her farm Endless Summer Harvest. She has a dozen part-time employees and frequent visitors from around the world.
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Stylish Bird Houses for Our Feathered Friends

Stylish Bird Houses for Our Feathered Friends | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's a cold world out there so give a bird a stylish home.
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Feral Pigs Plaguing Upstate New York

Feral Pigs Plaguing Upstate New York | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Feral pigs, known as eating machines in the South and West, are now troubling farms in New York’s Champlain Valley, devouring crops and prey.
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Third-Graders on Field Trip Spot Rare Bald Eagle Chick

Third-Graders on Field Trip Spot Rare Bald Eagle Chick | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
On a recent outing by a group of eagled-eyed third-graders in California, it was students who helped the grown-ups learn a thing or two.
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Monsanto's Roundup threatens stability of global food supply

Monsanto's Roundup threatens stability of global food supply | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Monsanto's Roundup threatens stability of global food supply (Interesting article desribing the devestating affects of Monsanto's hybrid technology will devestate the food...)...
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DON'T MISS THIS: "Spring of Sustainability" Cocreating Solutions for a Thriving New World

DON'T MISS THIS: "Spring of Sustainability" Cocreating Solutions for a Thriving New World | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Shop we love: Fire Escape Farms - Home By Sunset - Sunset.com

Shop we love: Fire Escape Farms - Home By Sunset - Sunset.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
For practical, fresh ideas for your home, Sunset Magazine is the only resource you need. Sunset hasn't just reported on trends in home design and architecture in the Western US for more than a century it's created them.
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Dramatic landscape design by Urban Exotic…

Dramatic landscape design by Urban Exotic… | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The owners of this terrace in Paddington, Sydney wanted to create a modern courtyard in the 42sqm of space at the rear of the terrace.
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World breakthrough on salt-tolerant wheat

World breakthrough on salt-tolerant wheat | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A team of Australian scientists has bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25% on salty soils.
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A farm bill by September is possible - Billings Gazette

A farm bill by September is possible - Billings Gazette | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A farm bill by September is possibleBillings GazetteThose payments assured that farmers were able to repay debts to banks, marketers and suppliers that anchor rural Main Street economies.
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