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School is going green ready for the spring - Portsmouth News

School is going green ready for the spring - Portsmouth News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Portsmouth NewsSchool is going green ready for the springPortsmouth NewsLily Ship, 8, Albie Holden, 11, Michael Lunn, 10, and Richard Oluwabiyi, 5, with part of the roof for their greenhouse made out of plastic bottles.
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The Daily Pinch: Eat Like A Geek

The Daily Pinch: Eat Like A Geek | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In this modern world, gadgets and gizmos have even found their way into the way we eat our food.
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Green-Roofed Linnaeusborg Centre for Life Sciences is a Zig ...

Green-Roofed Linnaeusborg Centre for Life Sciences is a Zig ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Linnaeusborg is the new life sciences center of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Groningen and features a green roof, energy efficient and flexible, future proof design.
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Startup Profile: Urban Micro Farm Concept to Bring Fresh and Sustainable Produce to Floridians

Startup Profile: Urban Micro Farm Concept to Bring Fresh and Sustainable Produce to Floridians | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fort Lauderdale Vegetables is focused on the development of a sustainable urban farming system that will create a network of secure healthy food sources and provide local jobs and vocational training in the sustainable agricultural industry in Florida...
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Idea: Crowdfunding My Graduate Research Education in Soil Ecology | Upcycled Love

Idea: Crowdfunding My Graduate Research Education in Soil Ecology | Upcycled Love | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I’ve sent hundreds of email inquiries to professors around the country to see if they might be interested in me as a graduate student in soil science and...
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Food waste to be collected curbside beginning in April - Vancouver

A food scrap recycling program will begin this spring in Delta, but not all residents will be able to (RT @uirecycling: Attention Surrey residents! Food Waste will be collected curbside beginning in April!
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AGRITECTURE:, More people are considering hydroponic greenhouse...

AGRITECTURE:, More people are considering hydroponic greenhouse... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
More people are considering hydroponic greenhouse farming throughout the USA. This one from Arizona: “ Company Purpose: To provide delectable and tasty produce to clients and customers without...
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The Impact of Social Technology on Food Culture | Connecticut Food & Wine

The Impact of Social Technology on Food Culture | Connecticut Food & Wine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new study is out, published by The Hartman Group and Publicis Consultants, Clicks & Cravings: The Impact of Social Technology on Food Culture.
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AECCafe.com - ArchShowcase - Harlem Piers Farm in New York by ShortList_0 Design Group LLC

AECCafe.com - ArchShowcase - Harlem Piers Farm in New York by ShortList_0 Design Group LLC | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Article source: ShortList_0 Design Group LLC Sustainably repurposing urban piers.
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Gardens Thrive on Top of City Busses | Wake Up World

Gardens Thrive on Top of City Busses | Wake Up World | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Bus Roots is a living garden planted on the roofs of city buses (NY). It’s an effort that rose out of New York City designer Marco Antonio Castro Cosio’s graduate thesis at the NYU (taking the green roof trend to its logical conclusion?
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Drinking black tea may lower blood pressure - IFT.org

Drinking black tea may lower blood pressure - A six month study by scientists at the University of Western Australia...
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Even in the 1940s, If A Cyclist Got Killed They Blamed the Victim

Even in the 1940s, If A Cyclist Got Killed They Blamed the Victim | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This cycling manual would actually be hilarious if anything had ever changed for the better, but it hasn't.
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Lake Chad: Inhabitants adapt to lower water levels

Lake Chad: Inhabitants adapt to lower water levels | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Lake Chad used to be one of the biggest lakes in the world, but its volume has been reduced to a tenth of what it was in the 1960s. The way this lake has dried up has become a symbol of climate change in action.
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Jon Tevlin: Bumper crop of 'nimbys' sprouts around plans for urban farms

Jon Tevlin: Bumper crop of 'nimbys' sprouts around plans for urban farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The first onions and alliums are already planted in this urban farmland, tucked into greenhouses or under grow lights in people's basements ("Tweaks" being proposed must not limit potential for urban farming in #MPLS limiting small biz & job growth.)...
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Green roofs, Vertical gardens or Living walls? |

Green roofs, Vertical gardens or Living walls? | | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Green roofs, Vertical gardens or Living walls? Posted on February 28, 2012 by muddesignadmin. Lack space for a horizontal garden? Bored of looking at brick walls? Looking for that extra dimension in gardening?
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Food and the City at Family Kitchen

Food and the City at Family Kitchen | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An introduction to Food and the City, a brilliant new book on urban agriculture by award winning journalist Jennifer Cockrall-King. (Think cities and agriculture don't go together? Check out this great book on urban farming and think again!
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Ecosystem Builders | SEEED

Ecosystem Builders | SEEED | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Ecosystem Builders

In the last decade, in response to the rapid growth in the social venture sector, a growing number of social enterprise support organizations have launched across the nation and around the globe. At SEEED we aim to share best practice in how best to provide the support, mentoring, incubation, and capital social ventures need to be successful. We also aim to convene a community of ecosystem builders that can work together to share research to better understand the social enterprise field and advance a common agenda. If you are interested to learn more about the social enterprise ecosystem builder landscape and/or get involved in the SEEED Movement please contact Kelly@svpri.org

Social Enterprise Ecosystem Builders

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To Improve Quality of Life and Access to Fresh Food Urban Farming Co. Blankets NYC with Edible Green Rooftops

To Improve Quality of Life and Access to Fresh Food Urban Farming Co. Blankets NYC with Edible Green Rooftops | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Brooklyn Grange currently maintains a 40,000 square-foot rooftop farm in Queens, and is in the process of adding a second farm in Brooklyn.
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Edible Sensors Let You Know If Your Food Is Spoiled

Edible Sensors Let You Know If Your Food Is Spoiled | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Like the pirate code, expiration dates are more of a rough guideline for when food might go bad. But a new edible sensor made from silk and gold leaf takes the guesswork out of whether something is safe to eat.
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Kickstarting Urban Renewal with an Underground Park - Cities - GOOD

Kickstarting Urban Renewal with an Underground Park - Cities - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An underground park in Manhattan is turning to Kickstarter to build the public support it needs to make the pipe dream a reality. (@Kickstarter campaign for NYC underground park @LowLineNYC going strong!
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Victory Gardens Launch Party and Silent Auction | 01 Magazine

Victory Gardens Launch Party and Silent Auction | 01 Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Victory Gardens is a new urban farming business by 01 Magazine contributor Lisa Giroday, Sam Philips and Sandra Lopuch. With varying backgrounds and interests...
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Better Place activates Hawaii EV charging network - Pacific Business News

Better Place activates Hawaii EV charging network - Pacific Business News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Better Place said Tuesday that is has activated its electric car charging network across four islands in Hawaii and is offering drivers free charging through the end of the year.
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Dirtiest Kid in the World: Our Top Ten Urban Farming Books

Dirtiest Kid in the World: Our Top Ten Urban Farming Books | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Lots of my faves on this list.http://t.co/bvCFSG6e...
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Guerrilla Tree Sculptor Takes Over UK Town

Guerrilla Tree Sculptor Takes Over UK Town | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The wooded area around the UK town of Knaresborough, North Yorkshire has fallen pray to some amazing guerrilla art as of late. For weeks, residents were stumped as to who carved these amazing pieces of work into near by trees.
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Eat your broccoli: Another mechanism discovered by which sulforaphane prevents cancer

Eat your broccoli: Another mechanism discovered by which sulforaphane prevents cancer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered yet another reason why the "sulforaphane" compound in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables is so good for you -- it provides not just one, but two ways to prevent cancer through the complex mechanism of epigenetics.
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