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America's 'Food Stamp Nation' continues to grow - Toronto Star

America's 'Food Stamp Nation' continues to grow - Toronto Star | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
America's 'Food Stamp Nation' continues to growToronto StarNew York City is the only place in America, aside from the state of Arizona, where the local government continues to insist on finger-imaging technology, the digital equivalent to...
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FedEx Express Hosts Largest “Green Roof” at Any U.S. Airport - Green Living News,Green Living,Green Living Books - The Green Living Guy

FedEx Express Hosts Largest “Green Roof” at Any U.S. Airport - Green Living News,Green Living,Green Living Books - The Green Living Guy | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green Living, green living, living green,Green Lighting, green lighting, Green Guru Guides (FedEx Express Hosts Largest “Green Roof” at Any U.S.)...
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Online Classes Bring New Revenue for Urban Farmers - Forbes

Online Classes Bring New Revenue for Urban Farmers - Forbes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Megan Paska photo by Neil Despres The tech industry has brought about many recent innovations in business, but perhaps one of the most important for those in food+tech is the trend toward monetizing knowledge.
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A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores - Entrepreneur

A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores - Entrepreneur | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
EntrepreneurA Grow-Your-Own Business For HerbivoresEntrepreneurEntrepreneur: Tarren Wolfe, founder of Surrey, British Columbia-based Urban Cultivator, which produces automated hydroponic growing appliances for indoor home and commercial use.
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Greening Higher Places | Innovation Management

Greening Higher Places | Innovation Management | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Population pressure and environmental concerns are pushing cities around the world to embrace the concept of green roofs.
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Refrigeration to heat and cool fish tanks? - Aquaponic Gardening

Refrigeration to heat and cool fish tanks? - Aquaponic Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I'm Building an aquaponics poly-tunnel in my garden as soon as spring is here! I have tilapia and I live in England so I'm trying to think of a 'cheap' way to… (Refrigeration to heat and cool fish tanks?
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Striking Chicken Coops Built From Reclaimed Wood Come With Wheels

Striking Chicken Coops Built From Reclaimed Wood Come With Wheels | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
John Wright builds elegant chicken coops from reclaimed cedar that can be wheeled around your yard.
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Architecture | Oak Park Public Library

Architecture | Oak Park Public Library | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @GRHCna: Video tour of Oak Park Public Library green roof in Oak Park, IL: http://t.co/RJgqYrWW...
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Obsessives: Urban Farming - Videos - CHOW

Obsessives: Urban Farming - Videos - CHOW | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
.(You don't have to move to the country to grow your own food http://t.co/YKyLS9jn...)...
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GroRak LED System

GroRak LED System | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urbaform GroRak vertical farming equipment...
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Hydroponic Herb and Tomato Treats | Tasty Comforts of North Georgia

Hydroponic Herb and Tomato Treats | Tasty Comforts of North Georgia | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I realized that neighboring states also supply our stores with leafy vegetables hydroponically grown. Research into this relatively old way to grow vegetables, shows a lot of individuals setting up their own hydroponic nursery in ...
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Use a Pillowcase to Dry Lettuce Without a Salad Spinner

Use a Pillowcase to Dry Lettuce Without a Salad Spinner | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
We want our salad greens to be freshly washed, but we also don't want them to be wet.
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Against Tide of Antiquated City Ag Laws, Sustainable Urban Flower Farm Flourishes In Los Angeles

Against Tide of Antiquated City Ag Laws, Sustainable Urban Flower Farm Flourishes In Los Angeles | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Beginning in 2003, Kolla began growing organic cut flowers on her half-acre backyard garden in the hilly neighborhood of Silver Lake.
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The Garden - The Permaculture Song

The Garden, a new animation series. To introduce the concept, here is a song about Permaculture. Music by David Griswold http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYIBY... (Just great!
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Urban Farming

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Restaurant uses IT to improve service quality - Channel NewsAsia

Restaurant uses IT to improve service quality - Channel NewsAsia | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A restaurant in Little India is making inroads in embracing information technology to improve service quality. (Perfect storm of a Singapore story involving food and technology!
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Saanich News - Saanich rooftops could provide local food security

Saanich Councillor expected to recommend green roofs to become part of development guidelines. (Go Green!
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New ideas for Urban farming a mobile animal coop

Our first mobile chicken coop, easy to move and safe for the animals, please let us know what you think, thank you (I added a video to a @YouTube playlist http://t.co/KAeZmyus New ideas...
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Planting seeds for rooftop farming in Hub

Planting seeds for rooftop farming in Hub | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Plans are under way to get Boston’s first commercial rooftop farm off the ground. Would-be farmers John Stoddard and Courtney Bissonnette are in negotiations to plant the farm atop buildings in the South End’s Newmarket Square area or Charlestown.
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Free Urban Farming Online Course

Free Urban Farming Online Course | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @PermaMEDIA: Free Urban Farming Online Course http://t.co/jtzRmhAm...
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Above All, Greens

Above All, Greens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rooftop greenhouses in Greenpoint, Brooklyn are producing luscious lettuces and other greens.
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Trend Spotting: Adaptive Re-use of Existing Commercial Properties

Trend Spotting: Adaptive Re-use of Existing Commercial Properties | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Did you know that in the U.S., only one new enclosed mall has opened in the last 4 years? In that same time, it has been estimated that nearly 500 of the 2,000+ malls in our country have closed.


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Urban farming promises to slash food miles | Environment | DW.DE ...

Urban farming promises to slash food miles | Environment | DW.DE ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Food routinely travels across the planet by train, plane and ship, but are all these 'food miles' necessary? Urban farms could put a substantial amount of fresh produce on our tables without the long journeys.
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Vancouver Convention Center's Living Roof Thrives After Three Years | Gimundo | Good News... Served Daily

Vancouver Convention Center's Living Roof Thrives After Three Years | Gimundo | Good News... Served Daily | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A website and daily newsletter featuring good news, positive stories, and videos about everyday heroes, amazing animals, eco-friendly advances, health news, scientific discoveries, and other inspiring events.
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(A must see video) Processed foods like Ramen and Gatorade: What happens to ... - allvoices

(A must see video) Processed foods like Ramen and Gatorade: What happens to ...allvoicesThe study conducted a Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston June and September 2011, showed inside the intestinal tract and stomach of two test subjects as ...
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