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10 Best Heirloom Seed Companies as Selected By Readers

10 Best Heirloom Seed Companies as Selected By Readers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
What's the best heirloom seed company? TreeHugger readers give us their favorite seed sources of heirloom, non-GMO seeds.
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Why Heirloom Grains Will Never Be a Commodity

Why Heirloom Grains Will Never Be a Commodity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A South CArolina farmer and entrepreneur is reviving commercially extinct grains. And he's telling the history of the South in the process.
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Climate, Food Pressures Require Radical Rethink On Water: U.N

Climate, Food Pressures Require Radical Rethink On Water: U.N | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The world's water supply is being strained by climate change and the growing food, energy and sanitary needs of a fast-growing population, according to a United Nations study that calls for a radical rethink of policies to manage competing claims.

A "silent revolution" has taken place underground, the report warns, as the amount of water sucked from below the surface has tripled in the past 50 years, removing a buffer against drought.


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Tracking Antarctic Krill as More Is Harvested for Omega-3 Pills

Tracking Antarctic Krill as More Is Harvested for Omega-3 Pills | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fishing companies are increasingly drawn to the Southern Ocean, where the krill population is one of the least exploited.
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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo modify soda recipe to avoid cancer warning label - Food Processing Technology

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo modify soda recipe to avoid cancer warning label - Food Processing Technology | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are making changes to the formulas of caramel colour used in sodas in order to avoid a cancer warning label in compliance with a California law.The companies have already implemented the changes in drinks sold in California...
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Urban Farming Making Progress – Projects in Sweden and Montreal – Making Good Money While Helping The Environment – – Schirach ReportCommentaries for the Global Society by Paolo von Schirach

Vertical urban farming advancing. Commercial projects in Sweden and Canada.
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urban farming - Nerdfighters

urban farming - Nerdfighters | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
i find this developement rather exciting

Bad Seed Farm in Kansas City Brings Urban Farming to the Next Level: Legislation


Urban farming is not new -- its be… ("I think this is a sign of the maturing of the urban agriculture movement," Kelly said.
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Episode 73: Detroit Dirt | The Perennial Plate

There's a lot going on in Detroit. After years of decay, there is a lot of excitement around urban gardens. Previously abandoned lots are being turned into food producing centers.
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Red meat consumption linked to increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality

Red meat consumption linked to increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new study has found that red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality.
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Farmers Battle Water Scarcity as Food Demand Grows, UN Says

Farmers Battle Water Scarcity as Food Demand Grows, UN Says | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Farmers Battle Water Scarcity as Food Demand Grows, UN Says: “Countries that can afford better technology can pu...
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USDA Speeds Approval for New Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Despite Superweed Problem

USDA Speeds Approval for New Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Despite Superweed Problem | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The USDA is not only helping the industry move ahead with new GMO crops, but it's helping companies move ahead faster.
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Farming Freedom and Hope After Katrina | Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces | Urban Gardens

Farming Freedom and Hope After Katrina | Urban Gardens | Unlimited Thinking For Limited Spaces | Urban Gardens | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton Four years after Hurricane Katrina, there are approximately 700,000 vacant lots in New Orleans.

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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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Indoor farm in Brooklyn helps feed hundreds of families

Indoor farm in Brooklyn helps feed hundreds of families | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, an increasingly hip but historically low-income Brooklyn neighborhood, one food pantry is also an indoor farm. The New York Daily News visited the Child Development Support C...
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The Fertility Implosion - Does this buy us more time to implement Vertical Farms?

The Fertility Implosion - Does this buy us more time to implement Vertical Farms? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Birthrates are falling nearly all over the world, and the speed of this change is breathtaking. As the population ages, this is creating great challenges.
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Vertical Farming

There are emerging radical technologies that have the potential to change the way we live. This animation on vertical farming is part of a series for a sessi...
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Learning About Farm Animals at Houston Livestock Show - Voice of America

Learning About Farm Animals at Houston Livestock Show - Voice of America | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Learning About Farm Animals at Houston Livestock ShowVoice of AmericaFor a lot of urban families, a great attraction of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the chance to see a lot of animals up close.
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junkosgarden.com | Hydroponic Organic Lettuce, Herbs and Greens Greenhouse Minneapolis Minnesota

junkosgarden.com | Hydroponic Organic Lettuce, Herbs and Greens Greenhouse Minneapolis Minnesota | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Junko's Garden Greenhouse Updates | http://t.co/FUNDeDrz: Category Archives: Junko's Garden Greenhouse Updates. S...
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Fun for Kids, Good for the Waterways - Wall Street Journal

Fun for Kids, Good for the Waterways - Wall Street Journal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fun for Kids, Good for the WaterwaysWall Street JournalBy JENNIFER MALONEY New York City has enlisted trees, "green" roofs and massive tanks in its effort to reduce the billions of gallons of untreated wastewater that overflow into city waterways...
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Make Your Own Soil Blocks For Raising Vegetable Seedlings And Save Money On Gardening

Make Your Own Soil Blocks For Raising Vegetable Seedlings And Save Money On Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A how-to pictorial guide to making soil blocks for raising your own garden vegetable seedlings.
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European Company Buys Rights to Amazon Tribe's Ancestral Land

European Company Buys Rights to Amazon Tribe's Ancestral Land | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Amazon rainforest remains one of the most mysterious regions on the planet, home to an invaluable treasure-trove of cultural and ecological wealth -- but it too can be had for the right price.
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Green Roof Benefits

Green Roof Benefits | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Why Green Roofs? (An Excerpt From Dave Williams’ Thesis Proposal) Increased urbanization is a seemingly inevitable byproduct of our worldwide population growth. In fact, the United Nations re...
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Nutritional “Indiana Jones” Searches Remote Jungles and Mountains for Super Foods : Discovery Channel

Nutritional “Indiana Jones” Searches Remote Jungles and Mountains for Super Foods : Discovery Channel | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Darin Olien is “The Ingredient Hunter.” He’s spent much of the last decade circling the globe, traveling to the most remote areas on the...
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Living Green Roofs!: Green Roof Design on A Rabbit Hutch, Urban Permaculture

Living Green Roofs!: Green Roof Design on A Rabbit Hutch, Urban Permaculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @kevinsonger: #GreenRoof on Rabbit Hutch :)) http://t.co/yG6C6Xre...
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WHAT'S NEXT?: Could urban farming be in Washtenaw, Wayne County's future? - Heritagewest - Heritage Newspapers

WHAT'S NEXT?: Could urban farming be in Washtenaw, Wayne County's future? - Heritagewest - Heritage Newspapers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Heritage Newspapers is your source for all southeast Michigan 24-hour breaking news, local news, sports, entertainment and more. View weather updates, watch videos and photos. Keep up with News and local Sports.
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