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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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8 Featured, 67 Examples:
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Date Range:
Mar 10 — Nov 10
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Featured Examples

Food-Producing Towers
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
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
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Sky Gardens
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
Shopping Cart Farms
Shopping Cart Farms
The Farm Proper Grows Groceries in Abandoned Shopping Carts
The Farm Proper is an experimental mobile farm in San Diego, California. Abandoned shopping carts are used to grow food, which helps to clean up the city and support urban farmers. The Farm Proper is… MORE
Freeway Farms
Freeway Farms
'Feeder' from Studio Gang Turns an Overpass into a Greenhouse Garden
Residents of Chicago may one day get to enjoy farm quality food from within their city, thanks to 'Feeder' from Studio Gang. 'Feeder' gets its name from the Ohio highway feeder ramp in Chicago that Studio… MORE

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