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Food Demand to Double by 2050, Urban Agriculture to Become Increasingly Important

Food Demand to Double by 2050, Urban Agriculture to Become Increasingly Important | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
A new study says that food demand will double by 2050 and the researchers paint a doomsday scenario. Too bad they forgot about sustainable innovations in farming.

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Kamehameha Schools - Honolulu’s First Urban Rooftop Farm is Installed on Kaka‘ako Rooftop

Kamehameha Schools - Honolulu’s First Urban Rooftop Farm is Installed on Kaka‘ako Rooftop | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it

FarmRoof® today began installation of a 38,000 square foot, USDA certified organic farm on the roof of Auto Mart USA at 604 Ala Moana Boulevard. The farm is the first urban rooftop farm in Hawai‘i and FarmRoof’s largest.


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LED to enable agriculture 356 days a year in an urban setting ...

TerraSphere, a company provides vertical farming technology solutions, have successfully grown lattice and spinach in an 8000 square-foot warehouse with a hydroponic system replacing soil and using high efficiency LED lighting as an ...

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Rainwater Harvesting PET-Tree System Makes Urban Gardening a Breeze

Rainwater Harvesting PET-Tree System Makes Urban Gardening a Breeze | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Pet-Tree is a vertical eco gardening system made from recycled PET containers that harvests rainwater, (Pet-Tree is a vertical eco gardening system made from recycled PET containers.

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Growing a Tower of Basil With Roofless, Rainwater-Harvesting Aquaponics

Growing a Tower of Basil With Roofless, Rainwater-Harvesting Aquaponics | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
An innovative system funnels rainwater into a fish tank to feed a tower of basil. We take a quick tour.

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Urban farming, and lots of it, in Cleveland: editorial

Urban farming, and lots of it, in Cleveland: editorial | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
The oft-maligned buckle of the rust belt is becoming a green belt, as weed-spiked wastelands are turned into verdant community gardens, The Plain Dealer editorial board writes.

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3 Gorgeous Vertical Gardens | greenUPGRADER

3 Gorgeous Vertical Gardens | greenUPGRADER | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Growing food in small spaces can be tough, but it's by no means off the table. By making use of vertical space, you can maximize your garden's capacity, even if all that you have to work with is a balcony or windowsill.

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Vegetable Roof Garden | Garden Design

Vegetable Roof Garden | Garden Design | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
A Canadian rooftop garden for a restaurant produces vegetables using hydroponic planters and a hoop house. (Take a look at this urban farming vegetable roof garden from right here in Toronto!

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UrbanFarmers | Edgeryders

UrbanFarmers | Edgeryders | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Growing food on city rooftops? That is urban farming!

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Questions About Organic Produce and Sustainability

Questions About Organic Produce and Sustainability | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Even as more Americans buy foods labeled organic, the products are moving away from a traditional emphasis on local growing and limited environmental strain.

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The Farmery

The Farmery | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
The Farmery- an urban vertical farming and retailing system that reinvents small farming and locally grown food.

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Innovations and Trends in Sustainable Urban Agriculture (Nationally ...

Innovations and Trends in Sustainable Urban Agriculture (Nationally ... | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Interest in urban food is growing, not only on the part of consumers, but also on the part of federal and local policymakers. While policymakers typically focus on the food access aspect of urban farming, growth in urban and ...

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A 27-Story Vertical Forest Grows in Milan | Object Lessons | ARTINFO.com

A 27-Story Vertical Forest Grows in Milan | Object Lessons | ARTINFO.com | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
OBJECT LESSONS Architecture & Design News. (There is #urban #farming, but what about an urban #forest? http://t.co/gOyUuT2J)

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Fish and veg take to the skies | Green Futures Magazine

Fish and veg take to the skies | Green Futures Magazine | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Forum for the Future is a non-profit organisation working globally with business and government to create a sustainable future. (RT @GreenFutures: RT @sustaincities Could urban farming actually become profitable?

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Trial systems Aquaponics

Short video by Backyard Aquaponics comparing three systems ....


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Growing a Tower of Basil With Roofless, Rainwater-Harvesting Aquaponics

Growing a Tower of Basil With Roofless, Rainwater-Harvesting Aquaponics | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
An innovative system funnels rainwater into a fish tank to feed a tower of basil. We take a quick tour.

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The Doctor of Vertical Farming

The Doctor of Vertical Farming | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
Dr. Dickson Despommier, known for being the father of modern day vertical farming, has been busy promoting vertical farms (and his book, The Vertical Farm) this month.
Interested in learning more, but only have a minute or two to spare?

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Community Aquaponics Project Gives Free Food to the Homeless (Video)

Community Aquaponics Project Gives Free Food to the Homeless (Video) | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
From edible landscaping in parks to feed the homeless to a locally-funded restaurant that guarantees everyone a meal, we've seen plenty of ways that the local food movement is picking up the issue of social justice and...

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Vertical Gardens in the Urban Landscape

Vertical Gardens in the Urban Landscape | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
#design Vertical Gardens in the Urban Landscape http://t.co/6ZdwxiPN #capitaoamerica...

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Urban farmers hope to develop in school district

Urban farmers hope to develop in school district By Naoibh O'Connor, Vancouver Courier January 4, 2012 2:32 AM An urban farming non-profit named Fresh Roots, which has been working with Queen Alexandra elementary ...

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The Indoor Growers «

The Indoor Growers « | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
The top floor of the building has been designed and built specifically to grow food. There's a ...

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Farm the Rooftops

Farm the Rooftops | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it
In many cities, rooftops that can handle the soil, water, and plant loads are being put to productive use, attacking food insecurity and building communities in the process, said Leigh Whittinghil...

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Vertical Farming May Be The Future Of Food Production | Kokyunagé

Possible climate change, lack of water, urban sprawl and uncontrolled population growth has led many regions of the world to become increasingly vulnerable to (Use vertical farming?

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Mini-Aquaponics Setup Made from Ikea Parts - Lifehacker

Mini-Aquaponics Setup Made from Ikea Parts - Lifehacker | Wellington Aquaponics | Scoop.it

Lifehacker: Mini-Aquaponics Setup Made from Ikea Parts If you've ever wanted to try Aquaponics, growing fish, plants, and bacteria in a nearly-closed loop ecological system, you can get your feet wet by...


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Japan Aquaponics's curator insight, January 14, 2013 3:42 AM

Fantastic to see our project highlighted on LifeHacker in the US and Australia and we really hope that it will encourage more people to try aquaponics!

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Aquaponic Systems - FishPlant - Living food ecosystem

The FishPlant Family Unit is an aquaponic system. The combination of aquaculture and hydroponics.

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