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Technology Strategy Board | News & Media | Latest News | £15m programme to stimulate food industry growth

Technology Strategy Board | News & Media | Latest News | £15m programme to stimulate food industry growth | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New investment in research and development will stimulate innovation in the UK food industries (Technology Strategy Board: £15m programme to stimulate food industry growth: http://t.co/qNWmtS6h via @innovate_uk...)...
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Hiding in plain sight, a new frog species with a 'weird' croak is identified in New York City

Hiding in plain sight, a new frog species with a 'weird' croak is identified in New York City | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In New York City -- in the midst of some of the world's tallest skyscrapers -- and within view of the Statue of Liberty, scientists have found a new frog species.
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Peace, Love, and Solar Art Combine in Clever New Timelapse Video

Peace, Love, and Solar Art Combine in Clever New Timelapse Video | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Imaginative Swiss design duo Drzach & Suchy's new work 'Nature Calling' looks like a digital trick but it's 100 percent sun, grass, and sand.
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Rising Sea Levels a Growing Risk to Coastal U.S., Study Says

Rising Sea Levels a Growing Risk to Coastal U.S., Study Says | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Flooding that was once exceedingly rare could become an every-few-years occurrence, new research shows.
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Urban farm to offer residents healthy options - NeighborNewspapers.com

Urban farm to offer residents healthy optionsNeighborNewspapers.comBy Bobby Tedder The East Lake Farmers Market is making significant inroads in living up to its mantra “to build community with food.” The organization is building an urban farm at ...
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David Suzuki: The benefits of cycling go beyond reducing climate change

David Suzuki: The benefits of cycling go beyond reducing climate change | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Cities designed for humans rather than cars are better places to live, with less traffic congestion, more parks and public spaces, and healthier citizens (Urban design includes cycling..RT "@BWB_Canada: David Suzuki: The benefits of cycling go beyond...
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A Greener Strategy for New York's Runaway Sewage

A Greener Strategy for New York's Runaway Sewage | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An accord is reached on investments in infrastructure for preventing storm water from overwhelming New York City's sewage system and polluting creeks and rivers.
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Indonesia Berkebun, Inspired Urban Farming

Since the late 1960s, the influx of people from villages and small towns into Jakarta has grown each year in large numbers, estimated at a little under a million annually.
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Soilless boost to terrace farming - Deccan Chronicle

Soilless boost to terrace farming - Deccan Chronicle | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Deccan ChronicleSoilless boost to terrace farmingDeccan ChronicleDC Chennai high-rise dwellers can now learn sustainable, small-area terrace farming from Tigalli Mallesh comfortably from home.
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Homegrown foods have a homecoming - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Homegrown foods have a homecoming - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Homegrown foods have a homecomingMilwaukee Journal SentinelToday the "eat local" movement in Milwaukee has spawned a pioneering urban farm scene, an ever-growing selection of farmers markets - including more winter markets - and CSAs (community supported...
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The Everything Roof

The Everything Roof | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A grassroots initiative in Toronto, Canada, is seeking to create a community rooftop garden and learning space above an intercity building.
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City Garden on the Rooftops of NYC - City Garden And Farming

City Garden on the Rooftops of NYC - City Garden And Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Farming is a growing trend all over the country. Check out this amazing city garden and the movement that surrounds it. (Urban farming on the roofs of NYC: Check it out and get involved!
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City Makes Sidewalk From Hundreds of Old Toilets

City Makes Sidewalk From Hundreds of Old Toilets | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Toilets are easily the most long-suffering fixtures of modern life, tucked away behind closed doors to endure decades of unspeakable uses -- so don't they deserve something better than a landfill?
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Faraway farms: Chronicling urban agriculture around the world

Faraway farms: Chronicling urban agriculture around the world | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Filmmaker Karney Hatch set out to document urban farming outside the U.S. Here's a sneak preview of what he found. (RT @grist: Filmmaker Karney Hatch set out to document urban farming outside the U.S.
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Beautiful Treehouse Build Around Ancient Oak Without Harming a Major Branch

Beautiful Treehouse Build Around Ancient Oak Without Harming a Major Branch | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By building around a beautiful old oak, this treehouse becomes a unique expression of the intersect between humans and the natural world.
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Gorgeous Norwegian Outdoor Fireplace Combines Reuse with Local Traditions

Gorgeous Norwegian Outdoor Fireplace Combines Reuse with Local Traditions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Simple but effective, this lovely structure uses salvaged materials in a way that's inspired by old Norwegian turf huts.
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Huge shift in what we eat - we need to visualize this shift and take advantage of it !!!

Huge shift in what we eatSydney Morning HeraldCities like Detroit are turning old factories into farms. Fish and vegetable farms are sprouting in Manhattan.
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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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Research reveals carbon footprint caused by China's irrigation system

Research reveals carbon footprint caused by China's irrigation system | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
China’s groundwater irrigation system is responsible for polluting the atmosphere with more than 30 million tonnes of CO2 per year – according to research from the University of East Anglia.
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Self-Watering Grow Bins

Self-Watering Grow Bins | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Self watering grow bins: http://t.co/DiPvxdRg This is a cool idea; and it's easy to build. Home Gardening. Urban Farming.
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Will Allen recounts his farming roots - JSOnline

Will Allen recounts his farming roots - JSOnline | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By now, Will Allen's story is familiar to most Milwaukeeans: Son of a sharecropper, former pro basketball player; leaves corporate job to take up farming; buys the last bit of agriculturally zoned land in the city.
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The Global Garden: A little love for the loquat - Los Angeles Times

The Global Garden: A little love for the loquat - Los Angeles Times | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Global Garden: A little love for the loquatLos Angeles TimesThe tree is fast growing and drought tolerant, with dense foliage that can be pruned or espaliered to create a green wall.
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Plant Connection Installs Living Wall That Helps Patients Heal ...

Plant Connection Installs Living Wall That Helps Patients Heal ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Many of Plant Connection's living walls are used in environments to either aid in contributing to sustainable building solutions, or to create aesthetical living works of art. At Hope Lodge, a green wall was specially designed ...
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The Horticultural Society of New York

The Horticultural Society of New York | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Is urban farming real or a fad?Going to @thehort's Urban Agriculture Conference on Friday to find out: http://t.co/lK7uEREW...
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Modern Chicken Coop in Urban Seattle

Modern Chicken Coop in Urban Seattle | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Check out this lively, modern chicken coop by Nicole Starnes Taylor of MAKE Design Studio.  Taylor designed it for three chickens and their owners in urban Seattle.  With a screen floor and castors, the mobile hen house fertilizes the underlying...
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