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Indoor garden design ideas for green interiors

Indoor garden design ideas for green interiors | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
As an answer to urban farming problem, Philips has come up with a unique, self sufficient and autonomous farm concept, with an opportunity to grow part of the foods, needed by a nuclear family, within the confines of their urban dwelling.
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'Taking Root in the City' - The JHU Gazette

'Taking Root in the City' - The JHU Gazette | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The JHU Gazette'Taking Root in the City'The JHU GazettePhoto: Will Kirk/Homewoodphoto.jhu.edu The university's Homewood Museum, in partnership with the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will present...
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AgriHouse Air Foods - aeroponic organic food production

Discovery Channel interview (aired January 15th &16th 2009) with Rick Stoner, Founder and President of AgriHouse Inc. Includes tour of the Air-Foods facility...
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Local foods movement in full swing across region - Reno Gazette Journal

Local foods movement in full swing across region - Reno Gazette Journal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Local foods movement in full swing across regionReno Gazette JournalAs a local foods movement is blossoming in Northern Nevada, many producers are doing their own research.
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Food Tech: Dining via Apps and Net, Nothing new? try ...

Food Tech: Dining via Apps and Net, Nothing new? try ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Technology affects all of our lives deeply, I know I couldn't survive without it. But it has enriched my consumption of food tremendously, especially through social sharing, and photo ready devices like the phone have created ...
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The growth of the urban farming movement: Flint River Farm is one of more than 200 urban gardeners partnering with the Edible Flint co-op

The growth of the urban farming movement: Flint River Farm is one of more than 200 urban gardeners partnering with the Edible Flint co-op | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
What sat as empty lots within the city of Flint littered with trash and pieces of concrete just nine months ago are now blooming with crops and possibilities.
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Grow Your Own Food At Home In Hanging Spheres [Pics] @PSFK - StumbleUpon

RT @PSFK: Grow Your Own Food At Home In Hanging Spheres [Pics] http://t.co/ty2bRYWN...
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Bio-Mechanical Pod System Produces Fresh Air - eVolo | Architecture Magazine

Bio-Mechanical Pod System Produces Fresh Air - eVolo | Architecture Magazine | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Architecture and Design Magazine for the 21st Century. Organizer of the Annual Skyscraper Architectural Competition.
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How Walmart Turned Its Weak Urban Image Into a Public Interest Campaign Against Food Deserts

How Walmart Turned Its Weak Urban Image Into a Public Interest Campaign Against Food Deserts | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The USDA's "corporate-friendly definition makes sure only the opening of a large national grocery chain can eliminate a food desert, a situation that Walmart is using to its advantage."...
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What makes a product organic? - Peoria Journal Star

What makes a product organic?Peoria Journal StarThe moral, for me, is to keep reading labels to know where your food comes from. And don't forget to read the small print on that label. Dr.
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Urban farming in Detroit gets the documentary it deserves

Urban farming in Detroit gets the documentary it deserves | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Roots is a documentary about farming within the city limits of Detroit, and as such, it’s a handy way to get an education on the subject in something like 90 minutes.



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Lessons From The Past

www.greennovate.org The grim history of Easter Island may have taken place over 300 years ago but its tragic fate has wider implications. Are we now any more...
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Robert T. Preston's curator insight, June 2, 2013 11:08 PM

An interesting look into the 700 year removal of trees from Easter Island, it's repercussions on the natives, and the correlation between them and the modernized world.

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Mock Mars mission includes chef training - Technology & Science - CBC News

Mock Mars mission includes chef training - Technology & Science - CBC News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Aspiring astronauts and other eager adventurers willing to spend four months on the barren lava fields of Hawaii's Big Island are being invited to apply to take part in a study of how astronauts might eat on a mission on Mars.
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Green Climbing Plant Wall Made of Bamboo Scaffolding | Bamboo ...

Green Climbing Plant Wall Made of Bamboo Scaffolding | Bamboo ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It's amazing what a little ingenuity and tenacity to do something good for the community and the environment can do. As it was published in an inspiring story.
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Transforming a derelict city building into vertical gardens for nearby residents - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Transforming a derelict city building into vertical gardens for nearby residents - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)Transforming a derelict city building into vertical gardens for nearby residentsNatural Resources Defense Council (blog)(For a much more ambitious – and to my eyes perhaps less accessible and neighborly –...
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Prince farming: Discussing Charles’ new book on food reform

Prince farming: Discussing Charles’ new book on food reform | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Last May, Prince Charles gave an inspiring keynote speech at the Future of Food conference at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
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How Hydroponics Can Have a crucial role in the Future of Crop ...

As the globe population raises and appropriate land for farming disappears, hydroponic food growing becomes more and more important. Hydroponics is a procedure of gardening with out using soil. It has become very ...
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Growing Hydroponic Lettuce

Growing Hydroponic Lettuce | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Growing hydroponic lettuce is one of the best ways to start in hydroponics. Hydroponic lettuce is very tasty and grows 40% larger than normal lettuce.
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How McDonalds May Ensure Gestational Pig Crates are History

How McDonalds May Ensure Gestational Pig Crates are History | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The fast food giant's decision to move away from the 7-foot by 2-foot metal enclosure for breeding sows may mark the end of this cruel practice for all farms in the US.
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EcoGardens earns green, landscapes the future

EcoGardens earns green, landscapes the future | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Go Green!EcoGardens earns green, landscapes the future http://t.co/5HPgGaG1 #green #roof...
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Here's What's Wrong With Our Food, But We Can't Fix It By Eating Alone

Here's What's Wrong With Our Food, But We Can't Fix It By Eating Alone | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
From factory farming to excessive sprays to the emotion-based marketing of food, a new video nails the shortcomings of our food system. But it offers only partial solutions.
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HomeRuns founder launching new food delivery service in Cambridge and Arlington

HomeRuns founder launching new food delivery service in Cambridge and Arlington | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Would you make meals at home more often if you could do it like a Food Network star, with the fish already filleted, the carrots julienned and ready, and the knowledge that every required seasoning was within arm's reach?
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New urban farming sites face hurdles due to soil contamination - Vancouver Sun

New urban farming sites face hurdles due to soil contaminationVancouver SunA Downtown Eastside urban farming enterprise must clear several regulatory hurdles before it can begin growing crops on three city-owned sites, due to soil contamination.
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Rust Belt Cities and the New Urban Agrarianism - Huffington Post

Rust Belt Cities and the New Urban Agrarianism - Huffington Post | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Rust Belt Cities and the New Urban AgrarianismHuffington PostD-Town farm is one of more than 800 productive community food gardens in Detroit.
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Earth's clouds are getting lower, NASA satellite finds

Earth's clouds are getting lower, NASA satellite finds | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Earth's clouds got a little lower -- about one percent on average -- during the first decade of this century, finds a new NASA-funded university study based on NASA satellite data. The results have potential implications for future global climate.
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