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At This Supermarket, The Produce Section Grows Its Own Produce

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6 mentions6 days ago
At the end of the produce aisle in the Metro supermarket in Berlin, an indoor farming company is testing the ultimate in local food: Greens and herbs are growing inside ...

Shanghai is planning a massive 100-hectare vertical farm to feed 24 million people

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13 mentions7 days ago
International architecture firm Sasaki just unveiled plans for a spectacular 100-hectare urban farm set amidst the soaring skyscapers of Shanghai. The project is a mega farming laboratory that will meet ...

Bragging on Market Intel

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2 mentions1 week ago
By Zippy Duvall President, American Farm Bureau Federation I’m going to brag on the American Farm Bureau Federation a little bit. At the end of March, we launched a new ...

Living Architecture Key to Healthy Urban Areas

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3 mentions7 days ago
While the density of urban development intensifies to accommodate the influx of people living and working in our cities, the demand for urban green space also grows. Increasingly, we’re giving ...

Shell, Dow Hid Cancer-Causing Chemical in Pesticides, Contaminating Drinking Water for Millions

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Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

2 East Bay companies redefine urban farming

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8 mentions1 week ago
One hundred miles, give or take, from farm to table, is the ideal maximum distance for produce to be considered local. But there are some companies that are greatly improving ...

Guatemala issues red alert as national parks burn

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The Guatemalan government issued a red alert for the Peten department Tuesday due to forest fires in national parks inside the Maya Biosphere Reserve. The biosphere reserve covers the northernmost ...

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Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

How to embrace urban living, but avoid an apocalypse

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Cities – we are repeatedly told – are the future. Governments and global corporations seek to increase productivity by accelerating urban growth, while more and more citizens migrate to cities,

Farm to School Sales: Profiles of Ranches Making It Work

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Published every Wednesday, the Weekly Harvest e-newsletter is a free Web digest of sustainable agriculture news, resources, events and funding opportunities gleaned from the Internet. See past issues of the ...

Portland Commits to 100% Renewables, Joins 25 Other Cities

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Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

OpenAG: Urban Farming With Computers

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Computers can now control the weather, thanks to MIT Principal Investigator and Director of the Open Agriculture (OpenAG) Initiative Caleb Harper. His invention, the Food Computer, uses the artificial to ...

Patagonia’s venture fund is trying to find the next Patagonia by looking at startups’ supply chains

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Patagonia’s venture capital arm, Tin Shed Ventures, likes to finance companies Silicon Valley investors won’t touch. That’s why Phil Graves, the fund’s managing director, thinks its investments will succeed: “We’re ...

Is Boston the next urban farming paradise?

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3 mentions7 days ago
For those seeking mild, year-round temperatures and affordable plots of land, Boston, with its long winters and dense population, isn’t the first city that comes to mind. But graduates of ...

Fancy Brooklyn Condos Come with Rooftop Farmland

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Latest Here Is the Winner of This Year's Peeps Diorama Contest José Andrés' Rap to President Trump About Immigration Is a Must-Listen How Much Does Social Media Mess with Our ...

Seeing the Tides Turn as a Face of Farming & Ranching

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As my two years of being a Face of Farming & Ranching for U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) comes to a close, the biggest takeaway from this whole experience ...

Sasaki Unveils Design for Sunqiao, a 100-Hectare Urban Farming District in Shanghai

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9 mentions1 week ago
With nearly 24 million inhabitants to feed and a decline in the availability and quality of agricultural land, the Chinese megacity of Shanghai is set to realize the Sunqiao Urban ...

Not All Millennials Are 'Snowflakes'

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5 mentions1 week ago
by Tyler Durden Apr 13, 2017 7:20 PM Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Real solutions have two parts: changes in values and operational changes in habits and processes.

In Northeast Baltimore, urban farmers help lift each other off the ground

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4 mentions1 week ago
Though slowed by the thick mud left underfoot by Friday's heavy rains, about 20 local farmers and volunteers toiled away Saturday erecting the latest "high tunnel" greenhouse at the Real ...

The Concrete Farmer

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3 mentions1 week ago
Most people don’t move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn’t planning to when she left Jamaica for Manhattan in 1989. She got her undergraduate degree ...

Hydroponic farm sprouts on the roof of a shopping mall

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3 mentions7 days ago
The upper parking lot of the Dizengoff Center shopping mall in Tel Aviv is a concrete maze of cars. There is also a hothouse up here with the freshest green ...

The Controversial Third Ethic of Permaculture

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Permaculture’s core is rooted in the philosophy’s adherence to three equal ethics. The first two, Earth Care and People Care, have been widely accepted by the community for what they ...

The Future of Farming is Millennials

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An aging population of farmers may give way to a generation of young entrepreneurs who see the value and values of growing food. Writing in Fortune, Kimball Musk notes that ...

Plantagon partners with Dubai university to create urban agricultural center

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Urban agriculture firm Plantagon has announced a new partnership with the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD). The collaboration will include the establishment of a ‘Urban Agriculture Research Centre’ in ...

100,000 Acres of Public Land in Colorado at Risk From Fracking, Groups File Administrative Protest

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

Family-Run Paper Wins Pulitzer for Exposing Big Ag Corruption

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Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to when she left Jamaica for Manhattan in 1989. She got her undergraduate degree ...

Texas Town Opposes BLM's Plan to Frack Public Lands

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Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

Shipping containers become efficient urban farms in Brooklyn

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Two big design trends—shipping containers and urban farming—have come together in the new Brooklyn-based venture Square Roots. Recently profiled in our video series “Curbed Makers,” the roughly half-year-old startup co-founded ...

The Resiliency Institute

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The Resiliency Institute’s mission is to transform the suburbs into resilient permaculture communities. As such, they use permaculture education, growing food security projects, and community engagement to build resilient communities.

Don Bacon, Bryan High School students learn about urban agriculture at Home for Boys' farm

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Nineteen Bryan High School students spent Wednesday morning posing for photos with a calf and a congressman. After learning about cow noseprints and chicken pecking orders, the students from Bryan’s ...

Conservative Groups Fight for Farmers’ Freedom

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Fifteen organizations, including Heritage Action for America, have joined forces in a letter to members of Congress to combat “excessive federal government intervention” in the farming and ranching industries. The ...

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County offers class on urban agriculture on May 24 in Kingston

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County will host a class on urban agriculture on May 24 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at its headquarters, 232 Plaza ...

Big Ag Equals Family

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The romanticized view of a family farm or ranch is a small acreage, a menagerie of farm animals and a large garden with abundant produce to feed the family for ...

Newport, Rhode Island’s Microgrid Ambitions: Small City, Small State, Big Plans

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Shares 5There is nothing small about Rhode Island’s microgrid ambitions. The state has hired a consultant to develop a statewide microgrid project. The project wrapped up at year end 2016,

Don Bacon, Bryan High School students learn about urban agriculture at Home for Boys' farm

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Nineteen Bryan High School students spent Wednesday morning posing for photos with a calf and a congressman. After learning about cow noseprints and chicken pecking orders, the students from Bryan’s ...

10,000 GOP Ranchers Just Made Epic Move Against Trump’s Mexico Wall, It’s In Trouble [Details]

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Republican President Donald Trump whipped Americans all across the country into a frenzy with his off the cuff campaign speeches at his rallies, during which he made a number of ...

City to Offer Workshop on How to Raise Backyard Chickens

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
The city of Berkeley, California is hosting a free workshop on April 23rd about how to raise chickens in your backyard. Since urban farming is becoming increasingly more popular because ...

Wessex and Londinium – the Reckoning

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I promised a bonfire of the numbers on my Peasant’s Republic of Wessex project in this post. Well, here goes. We shall also be taking a couple of side trips ...

Wild Horses Are Being Pushed to Extinction By Cattle Ranching – Sign Petition to Stop This!

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
Beef and dairy might be staples in most American’s diets, but did you know how ruinous beef and cattle production is for the well-being of the planet? These industries are ...

Detroit's 'Agrihood' to Install Grant Funded Cistern Garden

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
DETROIT — In the North End of Detroit, an ‘agrihood’ is in development. It’s a three-acre agricultural campus that will soon add a cistern near its existing urban farm, according ...

Rebel roost: Why Toronto locavores are farming eggs in secret

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Since 1978, it’s been illegal for Torontonians to raise fowl within city limits — and for decades, most residents have respected the prohibition. But in recent years, the growing locavore ...

The Push For Urban Agriculture Zones In Chicago

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
18 min A recent report shows over 80,000 people in Cook County often go more than a mile without access to a large-scale retail food establishment. These conditions often referred ...

The Coming Meat Wars

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2 mentions1 week ago
In November of 2015, I was asked to speak on the future of agriculture in Auckland, NZ along with some of the leading authorities on food innovation. One of the ...

Farmer-Educator Takes Root at Federation

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
When Eric Robbins was hired as the CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta last spring, he spoke of his desire to shake things up, do things differently, maybe ...

$500,000 from the National Science Foundation goes to urban agriculture research

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
000In addition to his work studying recycled nutrients in the soil of the community garden, professor Chip Small studies the same phenomenon in hydroponics, where the waste from fish is ...

The Essential Guide to Apartment and Urban Homesteading

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
There are many things we have to take into account when we begin to prep for a SHTF scenario. A lot of time, research, and preparations go with the lifestyle,

Wind energy goes big in Texas

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9 mentions2 weeks ago
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 2:05amCheck out any old Western movie and you’re bound to see tumbleweeds rolling across the open prairie. One thing we learned from those old films ...

For those who grow fruits and veggies, Nebraska extension office's new guru is the answer man

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There’s a new expert in town to turn to when it comes to growing backyard fruits and veggies, and he wants your calls, emails and tweets. John Porter recently moved ...

Food insecurity a ‘growing issue’ on college campuses

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At last year’s Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Conference, Kathleen Grady, the director of sustainability, learned about food insecurity — or unreliable access to nutritious food ...
 

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