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Inside the growing appeal of urban farming – GreenBiz

GreenBiz Inside the growing appeal of urban farmingGreenBizBy growing food indoors, these containers eliminate the need for pesticides and herbicides. Indoor plants are able to produce food year-round instead of seasonally, reducing the amount of fruits and vegetables flown in from other countries. Freight …and more » Read More

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Urban Organics

Ruben Rosario: Hang in there, bees. Even I can forgive you. – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Ruben Rosario: Hang in there, bees. Even I can forgive you.TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressIn her TED talk, Spivak listed among the culprits for the decline the increased use of pesticides both in specialized crop farming and commercial and residential use. Stubborn, blood-sucking parasites like the appropriately named Varroa Destructo mite … Read More

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Goshen couple looking to start aquaponics business in their backyard – The Elkhart Truth

The Elkhart Truth Goshen couple looking to start aquaponics business in their backyardThe Elkhart TruthTheir business, High Water Mark, will combine fish farming with hydroponics, — a method of growing plants in a soil-less environment. They will grow greens, tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers and raise blue tilapia, and they plan on distributing them to … […]

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High-tech Dutch trend of ‘city farming’ grows food faster without sunlight – MLive.com

MLive.com High-tech Dutch trend of ‘city farming‘ grows food faster without sunlightMLive.comSo it isn’t surprising that the Dutch are at the forefront of the new trend in agriculture: vertical farming, also known as city, urban or even warehouse farming. It is even being eyed for skyscrapers. Part of the appeal of growing indoors is that […]

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Alternative options proposed for Upper Dublin Township-owned golf course – Montgomery Newspapers

Montgomery Newspapers Alternative options proposed for Upper Dublin Township-owned golf courseMontgomery Newspapers… with chip & putt and/or par 3 golf course at 23 percent; indoor community space — a multipurpose room for meetings, small gatherings or fitness classes, 22 percent; amphitheater, 20 percent; 9-hole golf course and community gardens/farming were … Read More

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Another fishy photo from Kim Jong Un as he visits a North Korean salmon farm … – Daily Mail

Daily Mail Another fishy photo from Kim Jong Un as he visits a North Korean salmon farm …Daily MailThe leader, who recently continued his ruthless purge of top-ranking officials with another raft of executions over their failure to give soldiers more food, toured the incubation area, a salmon breeding room and indoor and outdoor ponds. […]

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Urban Organics

Kim Jong Un expresses ‘great satisfaction’ after salmon farm tour – Big News Network.com

Kim Jong Un expresses ‘great satisfaction’ after salmon farm tourBig News Network.comKim toured the incubation area, a salmon breeding room, indoor and outdoor ponds, before he expressed his happiness about the farms. “I feel I’ve come to a special place, [since] the farming center truly is located on a great site,” Kim was quoted as […]

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FarmedHere and Mark Thomann’s drive to be ‘a vehicle for greater good’ – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune FarmedHere and Mark Thomann’s drive to be ‘a vehicle for greater good’Chicago TribuneMark Thomann, CEO of FarmedHere, a 90,000-square-foot facility in Bedford Park, discusses local food, indoor organic farming, fish as fertilizer, the organization’s pledge to its customers and the importance of an alternative to traditional farming. Read More

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