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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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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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Urban Farmer 2012 | Learning Garden

Urban Farmer 2012 | Learning Garden | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Hands-on farming skills, teaching edible education to public school kids, participating in community-wide farming events, blogging for the learning garden, maintaining accurate garden records are all part of the Urban ...

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Urban Farming Toolkit | New Orleans Food & Farm Network | New Orleans Food & Farm Network

Urban Farming Toolkit | New Orleans Food & Farm Network | New Orleans Food & Farm Network | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Good resource: Urban Farming Toolkit http://t.co/9dte8Ko1...
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1 MILLION pounds of Food on 3 acres. 10,000 fish 500 yards compost

Interested in aquaponics? Go here to grow up to 10 times the plants, in half the time, while the "fish" do all the work!
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Growing Hydroponic Strawberries

Growing Hydroponic Strawberries | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing your own hydroponic strawberries will carry many advantages for you over growing them in the soil in your garden!
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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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Home-grown farm becomes commercial supplier | abc7chicago.com

Home-grown farm becomes commercial supplier | abc7chicago.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A storefront in the Englewood neighborhood doubles as a test lab for new equipment, new seeding methods and new opportunities to grow food in an aeroponic system.
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Growing Local - Unique Partnership Created Inner-City Crabtree Farms - The Chattanoogan

Growing Local - Unique Partnership Created Inner-City Crabtree Farms - The Chattanoogan | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The ChattanooganGrowing Local - Unique Partnership Created Inner-City Crabtree FarmsThe ChattanooganCrabtree Farms near Rossville is a true partnership.This popular in-town farm was started through a public-private arrangement to renew urban...
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The Politics of Food - Weston A Price Foundation

The Politics of Food - Weston A Price Foundation | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Joel Salatin explains what's wrong with industrial farming and what's right with organic/biodynamic farming.
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