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Sustainability advocates see promise in rooftop gardening

Sustainability advocates see promise in rooftop gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
GLENS FALLS -- Sustainability may be as close as the roof over your head. (RT @ReedConstrData: We love this!
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Low number of bees in found urban areas, national bee count in US ready to count again

Low number of bees in found urban areas, national bee count in US ready to count again | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

The great Bee Count coming Aug 11 ... check it out ...

 

Biologists have found low numbers of bees in urban areas across America.

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Eat locally grown food, support conservation efforts - phillyBurbs.com

Eat locally grown food, support conservation efforts - phillyBurbs.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Eat locally grown food, support conservation effortsphillyBurbs.comFor some, the idea of conservation goes hand in hand with eating locally sourced food. ... Parking: Middle Bucks Institute of Technology, 2740 Old York Road, Jamison.
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Main Event Caterers First To Use Aquaponic Farming - Food and ...

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Main Event Caterers, an award-winning catering and event planning company, announces today its use of aquaponic farming at their Arlington, Virginia headquarters.
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Living Green Roofs! Urban Farms and Permaculture!: Small ...

Living Green Roofs! Urban Farms and Permaculture!: Small ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Living Roofs! Green Roofs! Rooftop Gardening! Rooftop Permaculture! Wildflower Roofs! Cyclone and Hurricane Resilient Designs with Nature Irrigated, Native Species for habitat, food and biodiversity. Green Roofs for ...
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The Garden Plot: Urban Agriculture in LA Backyards

The Garden Plot: Urban Agriculture in LA Backyards | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Well now, if you're an LA resident, Farmscape is here to help. This new urban agriculture company is proving that there's enough of an appetite for residential farming to turn the proposition into a high-growth business.
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Can Biotechnology Solve China's Food Security Problem? - Knowledge@Wharton

Can Biotechnology Solve China's Food Security Problem? - Knowledge@Wharton | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Knowledge@WhartonCan Biotechnology Solve China's Food Security Problem?Knowledge@Wharton"Food security remains our biggest concern.
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Urbio: Urban vertical gardening ... magnets included

Urbio: Urban vertical gardening ... magnets included | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Help bring Urbio Vertical Gardens — a minimalist, magnet-based gardening system for space-starved urbanites — to life by donating to the project's Kickstarter page.
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Organically Grown Corn Outperforms Non-Organic in Drought Conditions

Organically Grown Corn Outperforms Non-Organic in Drought Conditions | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
It all comes down to the fact that organically-managed soils store more carbon and hold more water.
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London's Urban Farming Hub Reaches New Heights

London's Urban Farming Hub Reaches New Heights | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The 4-story shop-turned-farm in Hackney, London, is opening its doors to cafe seekers and a potentially long-term financially-viable model of business.
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UK's Green Food Project too vague, says WWF - Chicago Tribune

UK's Green Food Project too vague, says WWF - Chicago Tribune | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Belfast TelegraphUK's Green Food Project too vague, says WWFChicago TribuneBetween 2007 and 2017, the UK food and drink manufacturing industry will need to replace 137000 people, while there are skills shortages in the fields of food science,...
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Wall Photos | Facebook

Wall Photos | Facebook | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

Photo makes a statement ....  fresh food is your health insurance !!!

 

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.

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Hot as Hell: That was the Warmest First Half of Any Year in U.S. History

Hot as Hell: That was the Warmest First Half of Any Year in U.S. History | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
NOAA just released its State of the Climate report—yep, it's officially the hottest 6 month stretch in recorded American history.
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Top 5 Food Apps for Young Professionals – Mind the Gap

Top 5 Food Apps for Young Professionals – Mind the Gap | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Top 5 #Food Apps for Young Professionals http://t.co/8ACW8FcS #mindthis #technology #android...
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Big Step for Big City Farming - TheTyee.ca

Big Step for Big City Farming - TheTyee.ca | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
TheTyee.caBig Step for Big City FarmingTheTyee.caSOLEfood's new downtown Vancouver site grows food, jobs and the business case for urban agriculture.
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Urban farmers turn city blocks, backyards into new movement - Winston-Salem Journal

Urban farmers turn city blocks, backyards into new movementWinston-Salem JournalCollier Reeves has worked long enough in East Durham to know who the real bad guys are. “Squash vine borers, Japanese beetles, tomato fruit borers,” she said.
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Michael Geller's Blog: Perhaps the oldest Green Roof in the World!

Michael Geller's Blog: Perhaps the oldest Green Roof in the World! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Perhaps the oldest Green Roof in the World! We saw a poster in a shop window in Drogheda for an evening tour on the 4th of July. So we signed up...but it wasn't what we expected. It turned out that there were about 10 ...
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The Science Barge: A Prototype for Sustainable Urban Farming ...

The Science Barge: A Prototype for Sustainable Urban Farming ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
According the director, the project is designed to be a prototype of sustainable urban farming. And man, oh, man, is it efficient. The barge is completely off the grid, relying on solar panels (they have 12 solar modules that can ...
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TEDxTalks Kelowna, BC – Curtis Stone on Urban Farming — City ...

TEDxTalks Kelowna, BC – Curtis Stone on Urban Farming — City ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A musician turned urban farmer, Curtis Stone is the owner/operator of Green City Acres, an urban farm based out of Kelowna, BC. Green City Acres farms under an acre of land spread out amongst seven different urban plots ...
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Sensor technology helps standardize food industry - Nanotechnology News (press release)

Sensor technology helps standardize food industry - Nanotechnology News (press release) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Nanotechnology News (press release)Sensor technology helps standardize food industryNanotechnology News (press release)"We utilized knowledge in areas related to surface analysis and nanaocoating to existing sensor technology to developed an...
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Ecuadorian Farmers Organize 'Illegal' Fairs to Bring Healthy, Fair Priced Food to Communities

Ecuadorian Farmers Organize 'Illegal' Fairs to Bring Healthy, Fair Priced Food to Communities | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A local regulation forces all food to go through a terminal controlled by big business, but a group of small producers found a way to bypass the rule.
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Greenroofs.com Projects - Indianapolis Children's Museum Green Roof

Greenroofs.com Projects - Indianapolis Children's Museum Green Roof | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RT @greenroofs: Project of the Week: Indianapolis Children's Museum Green Roof by GreenGrid, Domain Roofing and more #greenroofs...
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Recovery Park goal includes indoor urban ag, horse stables, neighborhood ... - Model D

Recovery Park goal includes indoor urban ag, horse stables, neighborhood ...Model DLooking at the talent pool and the physical resources Detroit abundantly has--land, road infrastructure, access to fresh water--the natural conclusion was urban...
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Lexington Farmers' Market: Farmer Spotlight: Rad Urban Farmer

Lexington Farmers' Market: Farmer Spotlight: Rad Urban Farmer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This week, we have a special guest feature from one of our farmers - Charlie! He talks about his desire to teach and educate about sustainable agriculture. Stop by his tent tomorrow and ask about why he is called the "Truck ...
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Green wall installed at The Mermaid to help trap harmful pollutants | Transport for London

“By using pollutant trapping plants this green wall can help urban air pollution ....

 

@TfLofficial: Green wall installed at The Mermaid ...

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