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Chicago's Huge Vertical Farm Glows Under Countless LED Suns

Chicago's Huge Vertical Farm Glows Under Countless LED Suns | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Chicago, Illinois, isn't exactly a major player in national food production anymore, but that could soon change if companies like Green Sense Farms continue to sprout up. With the help of next-gen LED grow lights, the country's biggest indoor commercial vertical farm can produce masses of produce regardless of the weather outside.

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Organic farming growing; ND is No. 2 state

Organic farming growing; ND is No. 2 state | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Regional news headlines for the North Dakota area. (RT @bistrib: #California has the most organic farmland of any state in the US. Can you guess who takes 2nd place?
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Dream to Farm aims to encourage local farmers - SW Iowa News

Dream to Farm aims to encourage local farmers - SW Iowa News | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Dream to Farm aims to encourage local farmersSW Iowa NewsThe class begins on May 30 and costs $39, a price greatly reduced thanks to an almost $17000 grant from the Iowa State University Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
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We Already Grow Enough Food For 10 Billion People -- and Still Can't End Hunger - Huffington Post

We Already Grow Enough Food For 10 Billion People -- and Still Can't End Hunger - Huffington Post | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Oregon Daily EmeraldWe Already Grow Enough Food For 10 Billion People -- and Still Can't End HungerHuffington PostEmbracing the current conventional wisdom, the authors argue for a combination of conventional and organic farming to meet "the twin...
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Cuba Hosts International Forum on Organic Agriculture - Prensa Latina

Cuba Hosts International Forum on Organic AgriculturePrensa Latina03 de mayo de 2012, 00:02Havana, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Experts from 22 countries will attend the 9th International Meeting on Organic and Sustainable Agriculture, which will be held...
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Popularity of community-supported agriculture programs growing - The Columbian

Popularity of community-supported agriculture programs growing - The Columbian | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Popularity of community-supported agriculture programs growingThe ColumbianGreg Valdivia, who runs Northwest Organic Farms with his wife, Joyce, plants sugar snap pea seedlings at the farm in Ridgefield on Thursday.
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Rosemary oil boosts brain performance - Times of India

Rosemary oil boosts brain performance - Times of India | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Aaj Ki KhabarRosemary oil boosts brain performanceTimes of IndiaRosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is one of many traditional medicinal plants that yield essential oils. But exactly how such plants affect human behaviour is still unclear.
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The Green Roof at the Juilliard School | Live from the Roof

The image above is of the green roof at Juilliard in New York City. The video below is a little grainy but it provides some nice accompaniment to the idea. To us it looks like a great place to watch a show, as well as an incredibly ...

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New Evidence: Changing to Organic Farming Reduces Antibiotic Resistance | Organic Connections

New Evidence: Changing to Organic Farming Reduces Antibiotic Resistance | Organic Connections | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
A week after we learned that a killer Salmonella superbug spread through Cargill turkey, new science shows that on-farm decisions to go organic can drastically reduce the antibiotic-resistant bugs on meat.
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Biodynamic agriculture: Brazil goes a step beyond organic

Biodynamic agriculture: Brazil goes a step beyond organic | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Biodynamics is an agricultural technique gaining space in the Brazilian market. Thanks to cultivation free from pesticides, and to the fact that it is developed in balanced environments, which inte...
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How to Heat Your Chickens With Compost

How to Heat Your Chickens With Compost | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Chicken poop makes great hot compost. And that compost can help keep your chickens warm in winter.
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Organic Farmer Prince Charles on Changing Our Faulty Food System

Organic Farmer Prince Charles on Changing Our Faulty Food System | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Marion Nestle attended the meeting at which the Prince presented his speech on the future of food and walked away more than impressed. (@kikopangilinan @sharon_cuneta12 ♥ "@brainpicker: Prince Charles, organic farming champion?
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Working for water: western North Dakota ranchers make upgrades - Dickinson Press

Working for water: western North Dakota ranchers make upgrades - Dickinson Press | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Working for water: western North Dakota ranchers make upgradesDickinson Press“We've gotten into the rougher parts of the Badlands to get grazing distribution where they probably haven't been cattle-grazing,” she said.
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Organic Farming in Belize, Maya Organic Farm, Belize Lodge, Belize Ecotourism

Organic Farming in Belize, Maya Organic Farm, Belize Lodge, Belize Ecotourism | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Organic Farming in Belize: Our 33 acre Maya Organic Farm is an integral part of the Chaa Creek Reserve. It provides freshly harvested produce for our Belize Lodge and its residents and guests.
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The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change (Sustainable Agriculture): Albert Bates: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change (Sustainable Agriculture): Albert Bates: Amazon.com: Kindle Store | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change (Sustainable Agriculture): Albert Bates: Amazon.com: Kindle Store (The Biochar Solution: Carbon Farming and Climate Change: Conventional agriculture destroys our soils, pollutes o...)...
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From class to farm: Students grow understanding of food production - The Pendulum

From class to farm: Students grow understanding of food production - The Pendulum | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
From class to farm: Students grow understanding of food productionThe PendulumThe demand for food is expected to double by 2050, according to Jerry Dorsett, adjunct instructor of environmental studies at Elon University, and the need for...
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Summer program in Natural Agriculture |

Students wanted for a Summer program at the Natural Agriculture farm in Hunter, New York. “We are engaging programs interested in exploring different approaches to sustainable agriculture and we believe your students ...
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Graduate Program for Sustainable Agriculture celebrates 10th anniversary with ... - Iowa State Daily

Graduate Program for Sustainable Agriculture celebrates 10th anniversary with ... - Iowa State Daily | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Graduate Program for Sustainable Agriculture celebrates 10th anniversary with ...Iowa State DailyThe Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture celebrated their 10th anniversary as a graduate program at Iowa State by holding their eighth annual...
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Organic farmers hope label laws will distinguish their food from genetically ... - OregonLive.com

Organic farmers hope label laws will distinguish their food from genetically ... - OregonLive.com | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
OregonLive.comOrganic farmers hope label laws will distinguish their food from genetically ...OregonLive.com"The consumer for the most part doesn't even know what genetically engineered crops are," said Ray McEnroe, owner of McEnroe Organic Farm in...
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Reader Rabbit I Can Read With Phonics 1st and 2nd Grade | Games for Online Education

Reader Rabbit I Can Read With Phonics 1st and 2nd Grade | Games for Online Education | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Educational Games: " Reader Rabbit I Can Read With Phonics 1st and 2nd Grade" http://t.co/kOpfC1Rr...

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Wanted: Climate-Smart Agriculture

Wanted: Climate-Smart Agriculture | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
ROME, Italy -- As the links between food security and climate change become increasingly inextricable, the necessity for sustainable agriculture is now a universal concern.
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Agriculture Consumes 92% of Freshwater Used Globally - US Leads Per Capita Consumption

Agriculture Consumes 92% of Freshwater Used Globally - US Leads Per Capita Consumption | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Where does all that water go? A new study from the Netherlands checks the flow.
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Field of Dreams: Building community, one garden at a time

Field of Dreams: Building community, one garden at a time | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
With the help of the Tigermountain Foundation, this Phoenix neighborhood has transformed an old baseball diamond into a community garden.
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From sustainable agriculture to social justice in just two words | The ...

From sustainable agriculture to social justice in just two words | The ... | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
Within the sustainable agriculture movement, racism is not often cited as a barrier to success. Lack of access to healthy, fresh food is often viewed as the product of poor economic conditions or the industrialization of the ...
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The benefits of organic farming practices

The benefits of organic farming practices | Ecological Agriculture | Scoop.it
As an alternative to conventional farming practices that often discount the health of livestock and damage to the environment, there is organic farming.  T (The benefits of organic farming practices Philadelphia Organic ...)...
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