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Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Agriculture says ‘Not Urban, Not Rural, Just Agriculture’

Increasing our agricultural output — No matter its form, agriculture is agriculture. Whether it’s rural or urban, as growers of food we seek the...

Frank Ocean Versus The Real Ocean

It's nice that Frank Ocean just released his long-anticipated new album, 'Blonde', that some say is truly awesome. But the fact that 12...

An Abandoned Quarry Above Rio’s Olympic Village Found New Life as an Organic Farm

Fátima Anselmo, owner of Orgânicas da Fátima, grows organic produce in a reclaimed quarry in Rio de Janeiro. Pea vines climb bamboo stakes to...

Addressing Food Waste Through Date Labeling

Food waste has become a hot topic. Finding ways to waste less food and recycle unavoidable waste - such as plate scraps and peels...

Economics Is Scarce Resources Allocation – What Resource Constraint Does Urban Farming Solve?

We find out that vertical farming does not save resources, it expends resources instead. It makes us all considerably poorer by its existence. Thus...

How MakerBot and 3Dponics are Sparking Interest in Hydroponics

Building your own hydroponics system just became even more educational and fun. The 3Dponics Customizer  is now a MakerBot-Ready App—one of just nine apps,...

Strong Earthquake Rocks Italy

A strong 6.2 magnitude quake struck central Italy early on Wednesday near the city of Perugia, the U.S. Geological Survey said.  The quake, located 47...

City Rezones ‘Suburban Residential’ to ‘Agricultural’ for Urban Farm in Atlanta

A farm in the middle of one of Atlanta’s most elegant suburban cities. Mr. Coleman had not come to Roswell with his farm. The...

The Easiest Indoor Gardening Method: Hydroponic Growing

Hydroponics is a growing topic. Everyone is clear what we are talking about when we mention greenhouse growing, yet when we hear hydroponics our...

For These Louisiana Flood Victims, The Struggle Has Just Begun

Thousands of Louisiana residents lost everything in the floods, and their suffering will go on long after the camera crews and rescue boats have departed. More...
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