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Vertical farming: The wave of the future in agriculture

Vertical farming: The wave of the future in agriculture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
According to ilookforward.com "Soil-based agriculture is so passé."
Nothing short of an agricultural revolution is underway, spurred on by visionary Dr.
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Richmond Heights man's comic books focus on urban farming

Richmond Heights man's comic books focus on urban farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A decade ago, Richmond Heights resident Martinez Garcias was working in “green” pest control for the Rid-All Corporation in Cleveland.
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Can Small-Scale Compost Entrepreneurs Circumvent the NIMBYs?

Can Small-Scale Compost Entrepreneurs Circumvent the NIMBYs? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Small-scale composting collection services seem to be proliferating. Can they take on larger, less-popular industrial-scale composting?
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Building a Vertical Farm in an Old Chicago Meatpacking Plant | Popular Science

Building a Vertical Farm in an Old Chicago Meatpacking Plant | Popular Science | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing kale and tilapia--and brewing beer--in an abandoned stretch of Chicago...
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Food security and agriculture - the missing part of the picture

Food security and agriculture - the missing part of the picture | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It’s been very clear – from the submissions to the Rio+20 compilation document, the
statements at Rio+20 preparatory meetings, and in numerous research papers- that food security and sustainable agriculture need serious attention at the Rio+20 Conference in June. A commitment to resilient and equitable food system must be the goal.

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Urban Farming for Restaurants | Farmscape Blog

Urban Farming for Restaurants | Farmscape Blog | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @FarmscapeLA: Urban Farming for Restaurants: A Visit to @RiverparkFarm - Thank you for the tour!
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5 Online Sources for Local, Organic Food Delivery

5 Online Sources for Local, Organic Food Delivery | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
CSAs are not the only option. Now, there are large-scale online companies delivering organic produce and products right to your door.
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Green Roof Product Cools Solar Panels · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Green Roof Product Cools Solar Panels · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green Roof Technology has launched a system for integrating solar power into a green roof, optimizing energy production by creating a cool micro-climate.
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Design Within Limits: The Urban Agriculture Project - Forbes

Design Within Limits: The Urban Agriculture Project - Forbes | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As they attempt to design a commercially viable urban agriculture produce, the dozen bright youngsters in the Breakers program will adhere to a strict design methodology.
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Rooftops and Rhubarb – Innovative Urban Development Brings Local Farming One Step Closer To The Table

Rooftops and Rhubarb – Innovative Urban Development Brings Local Farming One Step Closer To The Table | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This is a post from Gideon Jones, a recent addition to the Foodtree team.

Here at Foodtree, we are always asking where our food has come from - if we were to ask Paul Healey that question, he’...
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California Sustainable Winery Lynmar Estate Also Grows Food for Cancer and AIDS Patients

California Sustainable Winery Lynmar Estate Also Grows Food for Cancer and AIDS Patients | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This vineyard and winery in Sonoma County also grows fruits and vegetables, which high school students use to prepare healthy meals for cancer and AIDS patients.
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The future of food

The future of food | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
By 2050 there will be another 2.5 billion people on the planet. How to feed them?
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Poor Urban Design and America’s Health

Poor Urban Design and America’s Health | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
After seeing an elderly woman walking with groceries on sweltering day, with little hope of find public transportation, Dr. Richard Jackson realized that the very way we have built American could be a threat to our health.
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Idea and classifications of vertical farming

Idea and classifications of vertical farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Vertical farming is a concept that argues that it is economically and environmentally viable to cultivate plant or animal life within skyscrapers, or on vertica (Idea and classifications of vertical farming
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Saving Food From The Fridge: It Will Taste Better, May Even last Longer, And Reduce Your Energy Bills

Saving Food From The Fridge: It Will Taste Better, May Even last Longer, And Reduce Your Energy Bills | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Korean designer shows how we can keep food fresh and good tasting without refrigeration, learning from people who didn't have the choice.
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New York City could open up 1,200 acres of rooftops for farming

New York City could open up 1,200 acres of rooftops for farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Given how valuable space is in New York City, the city's rooftops are strangely empty. But a proposal from the city's planning department could change that by making 1,200 acres of commercial rooft...
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Building Greenhouse Farms on Urban Roofs

Building Greenhouse Farms on Urban Roofs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Agricultural entrepreneurs are putting greenhouses atop office buildings and grocery stores, with plans to sell fresh produce for a nice profit.

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Urban Farming

Urban Farming | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Learn about urban farming and its potential as the a major development in the future of agriculture, from the About.com Geography GuideSite. (Is urban farming the future of #agriculture in #cities?
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A NYC School Teams Up with Columbia to Build a Rooftop Garden and Classroom

A NYC School Teams Up with Columbia to Build a Rooftop Garden and Classroom | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A public school in New York City is doing amazing things to promote a love for gardening and local food, and is working with Columbia students to build a garden on its roof.
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WormsFromPlanetEarth.com | Musings of an urban farmer.

WormsFromPlanetEarth.com | Musings of an urban farmer. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @Weecho: Urban Farming tips from my buddy Brad.
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Casa B Grows Tropical With G-O2™

Casa B Grows Tropical With G-O2™ | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

G-O2 provides green wall to Casa B new outlet just outside of Boston ... plus big news on Cornell study on green walls ...

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TEDxWarwick – Charlie Price – Aquaponics – Getting More out of Less — City Farmer News

TEDxWarwick – Charlie Price – Aquaponics – Getting More out of Less — City Farmer News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aquaponics -good for urban farming or not?...
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Urban Food Policy: Growing Rooftop Farming in NYC

Urban Food Policy: Growing Rooftop Farming in NYC | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @urbanfoodpolicy: Urban Food Policy: Growing Rooftop Farming in NYC http://t.co/uhpFgIpW...
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Hold the French Fries! School Lunch Just Got Healthier with USDA Ruling

Hold the French Fries! School Lunch Just Got Healthier with USDA Ruling | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
“Parents can now imagine their children coming home from school with a newfound love for spinach, sweet potatoes and whole-wheat spaghetti."...
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Urban farming program looking to expand in Vancouver's school district | OpenFile

Urban farming program looking to expand in Vancouver's school district | OpenFile | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban farming program, @FreshRootsFarm, looks to expand in Vancouver's school district http://t.co/fopLwGFN @VSB39 #UrbanAg...
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