Urban Farming (UPDATE)

Full-blown farm operations take over small urban gardens
Implications - Cities are going one step further in the urban gardening game with full-scale farms that significantly reduce overall food costs and CO2 emissions from food transport. Once attributed only to individual eco-minded consumers, independent urban gardens have grown into full-fledged farm operations, incorporated by architects into towers and homes, businesses into their retail operations and city planners into neighborhoods and even alongside freeways.
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Food-Producing Towers - Self-Sufficient Oasis Tower Can Feed 40,000 People Each Year
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V. Hot 14,814 Clicks Pub: Mar 1, 10
Food-Producing Towers
Self-Sufficient Oasis Tower Can Feed 40,000 People Each Year
The Oasis Tower will be located in Zabeel Park, Dubai, and could possibly be the answer to the rise in population and the scarce amount of land available for farming. Designer Rahul Surin believes that… [More]
Futuristic City Farms - The Agricultural Urbanism Concept May Just Eliminate the Supermarket
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Hot 23,544 Clicks Pub: Mar 17, 10
Futuristic City Farms
The Agricultural Urbanism Concept May Just Eliminate the Supermarket
You can't get more organic than by growing the food yourself but unfortunately, most people who live in the city don't have that luxury. Instead, you are forced to pay a premium for quality food. There… [More]
Post-Apocalyptic Vegetable Farms - Lettuce-Growing Vending Machine Produces Sunless Salad Greens
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Hot 17,064 Clicks Pub: Nov 6, 10
Post-Apocalyptic Vegetable Farms
Lettuce-Growing Vending Machine Produces Sunless Salad Greens
This Japanese lettuce-growing vending machine grows salad greens with fluorescent bulbs instead of sunlight and can produce more than 20,000 heads of lettuce a year. It's good to know that even in a nuclear… [More]
In-Store Gardens - The Agropolis Grocery Store Grows Produce On-Site
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Hot 8,482 Clicks Pub: Sep 7, 10
In-Store Gardens
The Agropolis Grocery Store Grows Produce On-Site
The Agropolis grocery store is an innovative grocery store concept that turns your local supermarket into a veritable farmer's market. Eating healthy has never been so easy. The Agropolis grows food on… [More]
Greenhouse Housing - The Growingcity Aims to Integrate Farming With Urban Living
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Warm 10,814 Clicks Pub: Oct 13, 10
Greenhouse Housing
The Growingcity Aims to Integrate Farming With Urban Living
Your urban abode might become a whole lot greener if ' The Growingcity' has their way. The Growingcity is an eco-think tank dedicated to urban agriculture that has designed conceptual greenhouse housing.… [More]
Sky Gardens - Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000-Square-Foot NYC Project
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Warm 8,158 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 10
Sky Gardens
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000-Square-Foot NYC Project
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is one of a growing number of green roof projects popping up in urban settings. The 6,000-square-foot organic garden project, designed by Lisa Goode, tops a Brooklyn warehouse.… [More]
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