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Insects as food and feed: from production to consumption

Insects as food and feed: from production to consumption | Feeding the Multitude | Scoop.it
A new book edited by Huis and Tomberlin offers a complete guide to those interested in the industry of rearing insects for animal feed and for human consumption.
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Local Roots shipping container farms achieve cost parity with traditional farming

Local Roots shipping container farms achieve cost parity with traditional farming | Feeding the Multitude | Scoop.it
4,000 heads of lettuce every 10 days: Local Roots‘ shipping container farms achieve that while using 99 percent less water. Today the LA-based company announced that it has reached cost parity with traditional farming – and they plan to deploy over 100 farms in 2018.
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Americans Love Spices. So Why Don't We Grow Them?

Americans Love Spices. So Why Don't We Grow Them? | Feeding the Multitude | Scoop.it
Buying local fruit, vegetables, and meat has become increasingly popular in the United States, but we still import most of our spices. Some say homegrown spices are a growth opportunity for farmers.
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How This Telangana Village Banished Poverty And Farmer Suicides Through Organic Farming

How This Telangana Village Banished Poverty And Farmer Suicides Through Organic Farming | Feeding the Multitude | Scoop.it
Switching to organic farming, a Telengana village has turned its arid lands into lush green farms, overcoming the scourge of farmer suicides and health problems in the process, and increasing household earnings
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