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Urban Farming and the Locavore Movement

Urban Farming and the Locavore Movement | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Do you want more food or more nutrition? The answer may be as simple as eating locally grown food. (My 1st Urban Farming beat article for Yahoo!
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2012: 4th Warmest Winter for U.S. | Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

2012: 4th Warmest Winter for U.S. | Center for Climate and Energy Solutions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Oceans acidifying faster today than in past 300 million years

Oceans acidifying faster today than in past 300 million years | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The oceans may be acidifying faster today than they did in the last 300 million years, according to scientists.
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Eating berries benefits the brain

Eating berries benefits the brain | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Strong scientific evidence exists that eating blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and other berry fruits has beneficial effects on the brain and may help prevent age-related memory loss and other changes, scientists report.
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Portable Tree Houses Work in Any Environment (and Don't Require Trees)

Portable Tree Houses Work in Any Environment (and Don't Require Trees) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tentsile portable habitation units are half hammock, half tent, and provide shelter and comfort in a range of outdoor situations.
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Kid Buys Shark with His $35 Then Releases It Into the Wild [Video]

Kid Buys Shark with His $35 Then Releases It Into the Wild [Video] | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Little kid buys shark with $35 of his own money and then releases it into the wild.
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Climate Change To Kill Off 900 Bird Species By 2100

Climate Change To Kill Off 900 Bird Species By 2100 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Tropical bird species will be hit especially hard by continued warming, the authors of a new scientific review say, urging further conservation measures.
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Human Prejudices Threaten Freshwater Biodiversity

Human Prejudices Threaten Freshwater Biodiversity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New species found in disappearing arctic freshwaters highlight the threat to these underprotected ecosystems...
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Video: Eric Schlosser Talks Food and Class

Video: Eric Schlosser Talks Food and Class | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The "Fast Food Nation" author handily debunks the myth that good food is elitist.

I call it the two-food-systems solution: a niche local-organic one for the few willing to pay up; a dominant chemical-driven one for everyone else. In essence, that model describes what has evolved here in the United States over the past 20 years: vibrant islands of farmers markets and CSAs in a vast swamp chemically produced calories.


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Health food » Blog Archive » Vegetarian Food Pioneer Lightlife® Partners With Urban Farming™ to Encourage Americans to "Plant Our Future"™

Vegetarian Food Pioneer Lightlife® Partners With Urban Farming™ to Encourage Americans to "Plant Our Future"™ http://dlvr.it/1HZBQw...
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VertiCrop Processes 10,000 Plants Every 3 Days... | The Something Different Blog

VertiCrop Processes 10,000 Plants Every 3 Days... | The Something Different Blog | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
VertiCrop Processes 10,000 Plants Every 3 Days Using Vertical Hydroponic Farming “ forget outdoor farming people, this is the future!!! skyscraper farms is the way to go…controlled environments, no...
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Fruits & Vegetables - The Globe and Mail

Fruits & Vegetables - The Globe and Mail | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Amazing roof top gardens! Good use of urban deadspace and an environmentally friendly alt. to commercial farms.
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NYC: Eatery grades, drop in food poisoning linked - Austin American-Statesman

NYC: Eatery grades, drop in food poisoning linkedAustin American-StatesmanAs part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months. Read more about the change here.
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Peak Meat: US Meat Consumption Falling

Peak Meat: US Meat Consumption Falling | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
For a society that lives high on the food chain, this new trend could signal the end of meat’s mealtime dominance.
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Failed Nuclear Power Plant Transformed Into Amusement Park

Failed Nuclear Power Plant Transformed Into Amusement Park | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In this great example of adaptive re-use, a never-used nuclear power plant in Germany is converted into an amusement park.
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Environmentalism Isn't Socialism Or Capitalism. So What Is It?

Environmentalism Isn't Socialism Or Capitalism. So What Is It? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A truly sustainable approach to economics must take its cues from nature. And nature isn't good at ideology.
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Farming At A Crossroads: Will Farmers Rely on Agribusiness or Find Alternatives to Fight Superweeds?

Farming At A Crossroads: Will Farmers Rely on Agribusiness or Find Alternatives to Fight Superweeds? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Do farmers wait for more chemicals and genetically engineered crops like the ones Dow is pushing the EPA to approve, or do they shift away from such a heavy dependence on chemicals and GMO technology?
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Burpee Unveils the World's First Purple Strawberry at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Burpee Unveils the World's First Purple Strawberry at the Philadelphia Flower Show | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new purple strawberry is coming to a garden near you. The W. Atlee Burpee Company will carry exclusive rights to this new introduction from Cornell University.
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Weekday Vegetarian: FoodShare's Great Big Crunch

Weekday Vegetarian: FoodShare's Great Big Crunch | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The 5th Annual Big Crunch takes a bite out of local apples.
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3 Books to Help You Grow Beautiful Edible Gardens From Yard, Deck, or Rooftop

3 Books to Help You Grow Beautiful Edible Gardens From Yard, Deck, or Rooftop | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
These three garden books combined will take you from seed to table no matter how small (or large) your garden is.
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ECO City Farms | Creating a just and sustainable world.

ECO City Farms | Creating a just and sustainable world. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @EnergyOfTheCity: Check out ECO City Farms' new weekend classes and learn urban farming in PG county.
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The future of plant science -- a technology perspective

Plant science is key to addressing the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st Century, according to Carnegie's David Ehrhardt and Wolf Frommer.
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I Paid a Bribe and Similar Corruption-Exposing Sites Spread

I Paid a Bribe and Similar Corruption-Exposing Sites Spread | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I Paid a Bribe, a site in India, is spawning a movement of corruption-exposing sites and in turn is vexing bribe-seeking bureaucrats all around the globe.
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Green Roofs Bring New Life to Beirut | TheCityFix

Green Roofs Bring New Life to Beirut | TheCityFix | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Go Green!Green Roofs Bring New Life to Beirut | TheCityFix http://t.co/Kp4VAkYA #green #roof...
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