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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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3 Easy DIY Greenhouses for Under $300

3 Easy DIY Greenhouses for Under $300 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Spring's around the corner -- and you can complete these green houses in one weekend without denting your wallet.
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Rooster on Chicago Subway Tracks Makes Headlines, Proves City is Urban Farm Friendly (Video)

Rooster on Chicago Subway Tracks Makes Headlines, Proves City is Urban Farm Friendly (Video) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The CTA cut power to the tracks and stopped trains until a police officer could retrieve the cocky trespasser.
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Erika D. Smith: Effort aims to bring the farm to urban kids, one chicken coop ... - Indianapolis Star

Erika D. Smith: Effort aims to bring the farm to urban kids, one chicken coop ... - Indianapolis Star | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Erika D. Smith: Effort aims to bring the farm to urban kids, one chicken coop ...Indianapolis StarBut I've been talking with Andrew Brake, owner of Nap Town Chickens, and I'm beginning to see the appeal, or at least the merits, of urban chicken...
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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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Seattle to Create Nation's Largest Public Food Forest

Seattle to Create Nation's Largest Public Food Forest | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Soon, residents of Seattle, Washington will get the chance to grab a bite the old-fashioned way -- thanks to a brand new food forest being planted in the heart of their city.
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12 (Mostly) Gorgeous Home Office Garden Sheds That Will Make You Want To Go To Work

12 (Mostly) Gorgeous Home Office Garden Sheds That Will Make You Want To Go To Work | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sheds can be more than simply a place to work from; they can be a reflection of your identity...
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18th Century Romanian Bastion Transformed Into Green Roofed ...

18th Century Romanian Bastion Transformed Into Green Roofed ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
ARCHAEUS' renovation carefully inserts a modern plaza and assembly room amid the brick and timber buildings and vaulted masonry walls, and a huge green roof now caps the extensive and inviting reurbanized space.
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