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Beal, Inc. launches CityFARM to focus on urban agriculture

"Organic urban gardening can make a real difference in communities, both in the environment and job development," says Lauren Maloney, farming genius & business manager for CityFARM. CityFARM's first project is the ...
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Bill would cut taxes for urban farmers - Salt Lake Tribune

Bill would cut taxes for urban farmers - Salt Lake Tribune | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Bill would cut taxes for urban farmersSalt Lake TribuneBy Katie Drake Urban farmers soon could be getting a big property tax break, courtesy of a bill cruising through the Utah Legislature.
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From Record Store to Mushroom Farm

From Record Store to Mushroom Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Art Gallery Urban Mushroom Farming!!!http://t.co/Cz4QuAIF via @jvpurcell...
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ACROS Fukuoka: The serene green roof of Japan!

ACROS Fukuoka: The serene green roof of Japan! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
You must have heard about the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and if you haven’t then I suggest a little peak in to the ancient wonders of the world. While building a structure like that might have been an extraordinary architectural achievement in...
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Neurotoxins in shark fins: A human health concern

Neurotoxins in shark fins: A human health concern | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sharks are among the most threatened of marine species worldwide due to unsustainable overfishing. They are primarily killed for their fins to fuel the growing demand for shark fin soup, which is an Asia delicacy.
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U.S. urban forests losing ground

National results indicate that tree cover in urban areas of the United States is declining at a rate of about 4 million trees per year.
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Truck Farm | A Wicked Delicate Film and Food Project

(BLTN) Tonight's EFF feature, TRUCK FARM, is all about urban farming on the go!
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It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest | TakePart - News, Culture, Videos and Photos That Make the World Better

It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest | TakePart - News, Culture, Videos and Photos That Make the World Better | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sustainable Urban farming http://t.co/jQwg4i0D...
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Commercial Aquaponics Training - Green Acres

Commercial Aquaponics Training - Green Acres | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In April 2012, join us for the most comprehensive training available to learn how to build, operate and market a hybridized aquaponic family farm just like Green Acre Organics. (RT @GreenAcreOrg: Green Acre's Aquaponic Training is now half full!
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A Restaurant Built on a Volcano Uses it For Cooking (Video)

A Restaurant Built on a Volcano Uses it For Cooking (Video) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Usually you want to stay far away from any volcano: But on the Spanish island of Lanzarote, architects decided to build a restaurant on one.
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Overfishing Costs EU '£2.7 billion each year' and 100,000 Jobs

Overfishing Costs EU '£2.7 billion each year' and 100,000 Jobs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In addition to hurting some already fragile marine ecosystems, overfishing also has huge economic impacts, according to a European report.
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Gene Giacomelli on Martha Stewart: Simplified Hydroponics for Urban Farming

Gene Giacomelli on Martha Stewart: Simplified Hydroponics for Urban Farming: http://www.marthastewart.com/343325/how-to-build-a-hydroponic-garden (Gene Giacomelli on Martha Stewart: Simplified Hydroponics for Urban Farming:
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AMPS Builds First Aeroponic Farm at Hollygrove Market | Silicon Bayou News

AMPS Builds First Aeroponic Farm at Hollygrove Market | Silicon Bayou News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, Aquaponic Modular Production Systems (AMPS) debuted the first aeroponic farm in New Orlean at Hollygrove Farm and Market. (Congrats to AMPS!
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Ottawa's Best Sunday Brunch: Mariposa Farms - Urban Pizzazz with Country-style ... - Canadian National Newspaper

Canadian National NewspaperOttawa's Best Sunday Brunch: Mariposa Farms - Urban Pizzazz with Country-style ...Canadian National NewspaperThat's what I thought, when I decided to check out Mariposa Farms.
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A look at urban agriculture in Montreal on CBC's 'The Nature of ...

A look at urban agriculture in Montreal on CBC's 'The Nature of ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Must see – Inside Luffa Farms. A great tour of the state-of-the-art rooftop farm in this show. See the future of rooftop farming. You can watch the whole show or begin at minute 3:32 to see Montreal's urban agriculture here.
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Adventures in Backyard Agriculture: Building the Pico-farm

Adventures in Backyard Agriculture: Building the Pico-farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
by Southern Fried Scientist Several months ago, I began a new personal challenge to live more sustainably.
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Make Way, High Line: Former NASA Engineer Kickstarts "LowLine" Underground Park - Co.Design

Make Way, High Line: Former NASA Engineer Kickstarts "LowLine" Underground Park - Co.Design | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Co.DesignMake Way, High Line: Former NASA Engineer Kickstarts "LowLine" Underground ParkCo.Design“In the early days, urban design was something that happened and was sort of presented.
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Aeroponic grown potatoes on the Discovery Channel

Aeroponic grown potatoes on the Discovery Channel | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aeroponics on the Discovery Channel. Aeroponics and the contribution to increase potato crops on earth and space.
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Hydroponic Produce Gains Fans and Flavor

Hydroponic Produce Gains Fans and Flavor | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The word hydroponic has long been associated with a lack of flavor, but state-of-the-art operations, like Gotham Greens in Brooklyn, have won converts among some chefs.
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The World's First Airport Aeroponic Garden Grows at Chicago O'Hare

The World's First Airport Aeroponic Garden Grows at Chicago O'Hare | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The World's First Airport Aeroponic Garden Grows at Chicago O'Hare || Jaunted (Chicago: The World's First Airport Aeroponic Garden Grows at Chicago O'Hare http://t.co/GYPfQsrr via @jaunted...)...
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Growing Cotton Intensively In Commercial Aquaponic Systems.

Growing cotton intensively on floating rafts in deep water culture aquaponics (in troughs 2 or 3 feet deep) should be possible.  This would mean that the cotton plants could be spaced and treated much like okra, which is already grown commercially...
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Scan Your Food For Bacteria With Your Cell Phone | Popular Science

Scan Your Food For Bacteria With Your Cell Phone | Popular Science | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A portable scanner that attaches to your cellphone that scans food for bacteria. Never fear street meat again!
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Maker of Controversial Insecticide Launches "Bee Care Centers". Should We Celebrate?

Maker of Controversial Insecticide Launches "Bee Care Centers". Should We Celebrate? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
BayerCrop Science launches a "bee care program" to promote honeybee health. Strangely, it's press release says nothing about neonicotinoids.
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Awesome Nest for Humans Hangs From the Trees

Awesome Nest for Humans Hangs From the Trees | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Mimicking nests made by weaver birds, this handmade structure lets you sit up and watch the world go by.
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Hydrophonic - Aquaponic System

Hydrophonic - Aquaponic System Click Here http://hydrophonic.info/ (Hydrophonic - Aquaponic System - YouTube - http://t.co/YANRXDfe...)...
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