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Americans Can Survive On Locally-Grown Food Alone Except In New York City … – The Inquisitr


The Inquisitr

Americans Can Survive On Locally-Grown Food Alone Except In New York City
The Inquisitr
The Inquisitr reported on such solutions, most being efficient ways of farming. One solution was made by the Japanese when they created the world’s largest indoor farm. Another solution was to create solar-powered aquaponic farms that float on water

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Farmer writes: UK environmental blogger tests the patience of Irish farmers – Irish Farmers Journal


Irish Farmers Journal

Farmer writes: UK environmental blogger tests the patience of Irish farmers
Irish Farmers Journal
It colourfully told the story of “City Sue”, a cow used to indoor life coming to join a herd of outdoor cows, and finding it difficult to fit in at first. George Monbiot took issue with the fairy story format. He said it was time we told the truth

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Gearing up for growth, Tender Greens innovates with hydroponics – Nation’s Restaurant News (blog)


Nation’s Restaurant News (blog)

Gearing up for growth, Tender Greens innovates with hydroponics
Nation’s Restaurant News (blog)
Most of the chain’s produce comes from Scarborough Farms in Oxnard, Calif., which is also an equity partner in Tender Greens. Scarborough is also working on building hydroponic and indoorgrowing facilities to allow Tender Greens to serve its local …

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Chilmark Launches Pond Initiative: a Million Oysters a Year – The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News


The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

Chilmark Launches Pond Initiative: a Million Oysters a Year
The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News
Shellfish constable Isaiah Scheffer has proposed four new areas for commercial oyster farming just east of the existing six areas in Menemsha Pond. Each new area — a long parallelogram — would cover about 6,000 square … The selectmen also agreed to

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Our Town Formed the Foundation for a Nation: One of Dorchester’s Great … – Dorchester Reporter

Our Town Formed the Foundation for a Nation: One of Dorchester’s Great
Dorchester Reporter
The Dorchester settlement was selected as an appealing location with conditions favorable for gardens and the feeding of farm animals on which the new settlers would lean heavily for their subsistence on this new continent. The harbor of Massachusetts

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Tri-State Old Iron Association Celebrates 10 Years This Weekend – Yankton Daily Press


Yankton Daily Press

Tri-State Old Iron Association Celebrates 10 Years This Weekend
Yankton Daily Press
As part of this celebration, there will be a display of more than 100 tractors at the JoDean’s parking lot in Yankton this Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will also be an indoor viewing of various items made and collected by the club

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element14 Community kicks off new design competition – The Vertical Farming … – EBN

element14 Community kicks off new design competition – The Vertical Farming
EBN
Sponsored by Silicon Labs and Wurth Elektronik, with support from the Association for Vertical Farming and Green Spirit Farms, element14 will select 15 engineers to build indoor vertical gardens using technologies and methods that have the potential to …

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June 27 field day looks at managing bobwhite quail habitat – Marshfield Mail (subscription)

June 27 field day looks at managing bobwhite quail habitat
Marshfield Mail (subscription)
… University of Missouri Extension Marshfield Mail – Marshfield, Missouri | 0 comments. A June 27 field day at the University of Missouri’s Bradford Research Center will look at how farmers, landowners and wildlife enthusiasts can manage habitat for

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From Llama treks to service stations, the farms that are branching out – The Guardian


The Guardian

From Llama treks to service stations, the farms that are branching out
The Guardian
As well as the llamas, the farm has cornered the market in rural weddings, converting an indoor livery yard into a venue. It also offers cream teas, cookery courses and corporate events, with a family-owned butchers that has been trading in the village

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Vertical Farming Becomes Viable As Arable Land Decreases – May Be The … – The Inquisitr


The Inquisitr

Vertical Farming Becomes Viable As Arable Land Decreases – May Be The
The Inquisitr
The aforementioned methods are great, but when it comes to urban establishments – cities for example – the only viable way to farm would be up. Such a method seems unbelievable given the fact conventional farming is always viewed horizontally. However …

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