Besides providing the community with constant food supply, the initiative promotes co-operation and togetherness — a platform that builds caring communities. By Ooi Tee Ching New Straits Times January 13, 2019 Excerpt: SHAH ALAM: Sime Darby Property Bhd has launched the Elmina Community Edible Gardens at the City of Elmina, a 5,000-acre development and the […]
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The agricultural past of peripheral Paris is the jumping off point of the exhibition “Agricultural Capital: Projects for a Cultivated City” at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, which now runs through February 10. By Mira Kamdar New York Review of Books Jan 2019 (Must see. Mike) Excerpt: Saint-Denis native, artist Olivier Darné, founded the Parti Poétique […]
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These include the Master Gardeners, Indiana Black Farmers Co-op, Urban Farm Incubator Network, Purdue Urban Agriculture Certificate program and the Hoosier Young Farmers Coalition. By Erica Quinlan Agrinews Jan 11, 2019 Excerpt: There are a number of non-profit organizations in Indianapolis where women growers and educators focus on youth education and community development through agriculture. […]
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“En un jardín crecen más cosas que las que siembra el jardinero.” “In a garden more things grow than what the gardener sows.” By Phebe Pierson State of the Planet Jan 10, 2019 Excerpt: Researchers at the Earth Institute recently published a paper that investigates the environmental and social dimensions of community gardens in East […]
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The lab will be equipped with indoor farming systems like vertical plane cultivation,conduit-based horizontal hydroponic nutrient film technique, tray-based horizontal hydroponic growing and substrate growing systems. By Angelii Trissha Mohan The New Paper Jan 11, 2019 Excerpt: On Wednesday (Jan 9), the poly launched the specialised diploma in urban agricultural technology – the first full-qualification […]
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Duchess dresses down in a £400 Dubarry jacket, £250 boots and skinny jeans to muck in with children at a community garden – telling them ‘George and Charlotte would love to be learning outside’ By Rebecca English Royal Correspondant For The Daily Mail And Martha Cliff For Mailonline Jan 15, 2019 Excerpt: Country girl Kate, […]
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Chinese scientists are also attempting to grow seeds from rapeseed, potato and mouse-ear cress, and are trying to hatch fruit fly eggs. By Ben Westcott and Yong Xiong CNN January 15, 2019 Excerpt: Cotton seeds carried to the moon by a Chinese probe have sprouted, marking what could be the first plant to ever grow […]
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The 270 square metre farm is located on the roof of the So Oeust shopping centre. By Michael Mander Blooloop Jan 10, 2019 It produces vegetables and plants through vertical agriculture – free from herbicide, pesticide or fertiliser. Since the opening in June, over one ton of fruits and vegetables have been harvested including tomatoes, […]
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Radicchio also turns bitter when it doesn’t get enough water. Make sure to keep the soil moist by adding a layer of mulch and regular watering. By Fan Winston Gardenista January 10, 2019 Excerpt: I’m writing this column to make sure you, and other beginner gardeners, don’t make the same mistake as I did. I […]
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Studies note that these urban farms can save energy by using solar or other alternative sources, manage water by collecting and recycling rainwater – also preventing flooding and runoff – and reduce use of fuel for shipping and refrigeration, as food is produced near consumers. News Provided By Recirculating Farms Coalition Jan 08, 2019 NEW […]
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Their restaurant customers in RiNo and LoDo are Urban Farmer, Uchi, Crema, HiTide Poke, Port Side, Stowaway, Famous Original J’s Pizza, Butcher’s Bistro, Goed Zuur, Beast + Bottle and Dio Mio. Altius greens are available in both Marczyk’s Fine Foods. By Evans Ousley 303 Magazine January 8, 2019 Excerpt: As Altius approaches full growing capacity, […]
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“It’s not a competition between urban farms and landed farms; it’s a question of relevance,” he said. “You have to ask: what works best in a city like Singapore? By Rina Chandran Reuters Jan 7, 2018 Excerpt: Visitors to Singapore’s Orchard Road, the city’s main shopping belt, will find fancy malls, trendy department stores, abundant […]
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Tricycle nurtures the next generation of farmers By Megan Wilson Richmond Magazine January 7, 2019 Excerpt: In March, farmers and gardeners have a distinct scent: an organic breeze of soil, herbs and sweat. Their nails are noticeably dirtier. They’re often missing on Saturday mornings when you may normally find them at brunch. Instead, they’re pushing […]
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The King Henry’s Walk Garden has received many awards over the years, including the RHS National Certificate of Distinction in 2012, and London in Bloom’s Best Community Garden in 2008, 2009, and 2011. By Charlie Proctor Royal Central Jan 8, 2019 Excerpt: The Duchess of Cambridge will return to work next week with a visit […]
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