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World's Largest Vertical Farm Coming To Dubai
Dubai is set to become the home of the world's biggest vertical farm. It's a bold move for the Middle Eastern country that imports 85% of its food.
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This Living Salad Bar Could Be the Future
This is the prototype for a living and growing salad bar that could make the rewards of urban hydroponic farming delicious.
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The New Borders of Floating Farms
The latest development in urban gardening comes from the Netherlands: here's a closer look at the Beladon project in Rotterdam.
How To Grow Ginger At Home: It's Easier Than You Think!
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How To Grow Ginger At Home: It's Easier Than You Think!
Do you love cooking with ginger? Why not try growing this aromatic root yourself? This way you always have it on hand. Discover tips for growing ginger indoors.
Valery Rizzo's Eye on Brooklyn Urban Farming
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Valery Rizzo's Eye on Brooklyn Urban Farming
Valery Rizzo is an American portrait, food and lifestyle photographer, interested in urban lifestyle and agriculture.
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Valery Rizzo's Eye on Brooklyn Urban Farming | Gallery
An interview with Brooklyn-born photographer Valery Rizzo about her passion for photographing urban farms: a selection of her images is featured in the gallery.
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Belgian Supermarket to Grow Own Produce in Rooftop Garden
A supermarket in Brussels is launching an urban agriculture initiative whereby it will grow its own vegetables in a rooftop garden for sale in-store.
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Urban Gardening Inside the Growroom
Food producing architecture like this could be a way to introduce mass urban gardening into cities say Copenhagen's Space 10.
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Green-Fingered Entrepreneurs Wanted
Square Roots wants millennials to grow and sell their own food from vertical farms in shipping containers in major cities.
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This FarmBot will Grow Your Food For You
Check out this crazy robot farmer that will plant seeds, water them and care for your plants. Mind blown...
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The Winning Plant Identification App
A simple app to identify plants is something many people want and Plant Snapp does the job better than any other.
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Urban Gardens, Up to the Sky
From vertical farming to rooftop gardens, from the USA to Asia, how the "farm to table" trend has become worldwide stronger.
12 Fruits You Can Grow Year Round: A Complete Guide
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12 Fruits You Can Grow Year Round: A Complete Guide
Want to grow your own fruit? Here's a list of 12 fruit plants and trees that grow year round. Plus, tips for planting the garden of your dreams.
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This Family Garden Produces a Serious Amount of Food
A video that shows a family garden that produces ample food to feed an entire family plus a surplus supply worth $20,000 a year.
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Ikea Step Into Home Gardening
Here's a look at a new hydroponic indoor garden created by Ikea. Can the people who made us all build our furniture also encourage us to plant our own produce?
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Grow Herbs On Your Countertop With The AeroGarden
Don't have enough space for a garden? This dynamic system allows you to grow herbs, tomatoes, lettuce and much more year round right on your countertop.
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New York’s JFK Airport Gets An Urban Farm
JetBlue airlines takes urban farming to new heights with a blue potato farm set up in JFK airport’s Terminal 5.
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GrowBags Made from Old Billboards
GrowBags are the product of a cool up cycling project that takes old billboards and gives them a whole new use.
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The NASA-Inspired Indoor Hydroponic Garden
Grow herbs like an astronaut with the Green Wheel, a beautiful NASA-inspired indoor hydroponic garden.
Composting 101: What To Compost (Infographic)
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Composting 101: What To Compost (Infographic)
Learn what to compost and discover tips and tricks for building a compost bin in apartments and other small spaces.
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Regina Tchelly: A Favela Food Fight
Regina Tchelly is on a mission to revue the waste of food in the favelas of Brazil with classes that teach people to cook with skins, stalks, pips and seeds.
How to Grow and Cook MicroGreens
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How to Grow and Cook MicroGreens
A top guide to microgreens from ChefSteps with tips on how to grow, prep, store and cook with microgreens.
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Spring Ahead: Gardening Ideas for Urban Dwellers
Live in a small space but feel inspired to dig into spring gardening? Discover the tips and tools that will make the task easier.
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Corner Grocery Store, the Comeback of a Trend
The neighbourhood minimart and the food boutique are experiencing a revival: the trend is becoming more and more consolidated, let's have a look at it.
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New Site Shows You How to Start a Garden
Start a Garden is a clever new site that offers advice on planting specific ingredients for those who want to know how to start a garden.
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AvoSeedo for Those Who Want to Grow Avocados
AvoSeedo - a new device launched on Kickstarter that aims to make growing your own avocados at home nice and simple.
16 Fruits And Vegetables You Can Regrow At Home
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16 Fruits And Vegetables You Can Regrow At Home
Did you know you could regrow celery or onions at home? Find out how to regrow these and other fruits and vegetables with this nifty infographic.
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The Jellyfish Barge - A Floating Greenhouse
The Jellyfish Barge is a floating greenhouse that can take salty and polluted water and filter it into a clever hydroponics feeding system.
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New Sustainable Food Series - The Victory Garden
PBS are set to launch their series, The Victory Garden, a television show that focused on sustainable food production in the U.S. and Canada.
Horticultured Cities: an Urban Garden Project
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Horticultured Cities: an Urban Garden Project
A collection of images from Horticultured Cities book by Helsinki-based photographer Maija Astikainen: a photo series about urban and community gard
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Horticultured Cities,a Portrait of Urban Gardening | Gallery
Horticultured Cities book by Maija Astikainen explores the urban and community garden phenomenon in Europe: view the gallery and read more about the project.
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Meet the Revolutionary Urban Gardener Ron Finlay
Ron Finlay had the laws of LA changed after local authorities told him he would have to close the small garden he planted on public land.
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Floating Vertical Farms in Singapore
If you cannot extend horizontally, think in terms of height: a vertical farming project is taking shape in Singapore, huge structures housing cultivable plots.
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AquaSprouts: The Cool Indoor Garden
Check out this cool indoor garden that sits on top of your fish tank and uses the nutrients from fish waste to feed your plants - a sleek indoor garden.
8 of The Weirdest Foods You Can Grow in Your Garden
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8 of The Weirdest Foods You Can Grow in Your Garden
This infographic lists 8 strange and exotic foods that you can easily grow yourself at home - from lion’s mane mushrooms to candy cane strawberries.
Why Your Compost is Worth Big Bucks
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Why Your Compost is Worth Big Bucks
A comprehensive guide to composting, including facts and figues on the value of compost and some tips to improve your own composting technique.
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Micro-Gardens That Don't Require Water
A cool design from Sweden, micro-gardens that come in flat pack packaging and can grow ingredients without water.
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Simple Rain Maker Fits on Water Bottles
A simple device that allows people with very little space to keep their gardens well watered without the need for a watering can.
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Build A Charming Indoor Vertical Garden
Vertical gardens are all the rage at the moment and now you can have your very own green oasis with this charming indoor planter from Williams-Sonoma.
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Grow Veg and Herbs Without Natural Light
This LED light has been specifically created to stimulate the growth of plants, perfect for growing herbs, plants and small vegetables at home.
A Seasonal Guide to Gardening
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A Seasonal Guide to Gardening
A look at gardening and how to do it seasonally from when to plant the seeds to exactly when certain vegetables should be harvested.
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The Urban Food Survival Kit for Children
An urban survival kit aimed at teaching children about the process of responsibility and where much of their food is coming from.
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Plant Your Own Foodie Garden
The Foodie Garden kits are a great way for people to grow some unique ingredients at home with unique varieties of tomato, basil and peppers.
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A Year in One Family's Garden
One family have filmed this wonderful time lapse video during their first year planting a range of vegetables in a new community garden in California.
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Grow A Garden In A Fish Tank
This revolutionary at-home aquaponics system allows you to grow a garden on top of a fish tank
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The Futuristic Nano Garden
A look at a new concept from a team of engineers from Hyundai for a home based hydroponic nano garden
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Grow Your Own (Not So Fast) Food
A look at some cool little grow kits that allow people to grow some of the essential ingredients needed to make a pizza
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The Window Frame Farmer
A look at a new urban farming concept that would allow people to add a growing platform to their window frame allowing herb and fruits to grow at home
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The Urban Chicken Farming Infographic
This urban chicken infographic gives you all the infomation required to set up your very own self sufficient urban chicken farm
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Is This the Future of Farming?
A look at a vertical farming construction in Sweden that aims to grow enough food for 30,000 people every year
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This Cube Can Grow 10,000 Lettuces in a Year
Agri Cube is a new food growing system developed in China that claims to offer huge yields in very small spaces
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The Hydroponic Kitchen Island
A look at the Hydronpic Kitchen Island from Analogue Modern - a simple way to grow food in cramped apartments
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Urban Gardening Towards A Green Future
Urban gardening and farming are trends for the cities of the future. Learn about the efforts that are taking place worldwide
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The Bon Bons you Plant in the Garden
Garden Bon Bons - they look exactly like little truffles but are in fact meant for planting in the garden.
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Urban Gardening: The Mini Greenhouse from Ikea
Fancy some urban gardening - why not try this mini greenhouse designed by the team at Ikea
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Urban Gardening | Brazil's Delicious Recycling
Urban gardening meets recycling in Brazil, where city officials trade locally grown vegetables for recycled waste
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Urban Gardening | Using Coffee As Compost
Waste coffee grounds make an excellent compost for urban gardening. Find out how this science was put into practice at an urban mushroom farm in Seattle.
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Seoul's Government Commits to Urban Farming
The Seoul Government in South Korea has pledged to build a road helping urban rice farmers deliver goods produced in the city
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Mon Pot | The Smart Pot For Herbs
Get an instant green thumb with Mon Pot, the flower pot that lets you know when it needs water
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Chicago: Abandoned Food Factory To Become A Zero-Waste Vertical Farm
Chicago, America's Windy City, will be home to a zero-waste vertical farm which will produce sustainable foods including vegetables, bread, beer and fish
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Pothole Gardens: Join the Smallest Picnic Ever Prepared
Steve Wheen, known as 'the Pothole Gardener', turns London's potholes into tiny and amazing worlds of flowers and everyday life scenes
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'The Vertical Farm' Book, Architectural Urban Gardening
By the year 2050, 80% of the world’s population will be living in urban centres, and it’s predicted that there will be around 3 billion more humans on earth
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Green Lessons: Gardening in New York Schools
Healthy, organic and local food new subjects for students.
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Urban gardening in New York: a (Green) Revolution on the Roof
New York green revolution has just begun: more and more people are creating gardens to grow plants on their rooftops! Find more details on this new trend