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Feeding the Future of Agriculture with Vertical Farming

Field farming requires labour, amenable weather conditions, adequate sunshine for photosynthesis, irrigation, and often pesticides to protect crops. Vertical farming, a term coined by Dickson...

Detroit Dirt – Bringing Waste to Life

Pashon Murray cofounded Detroit Dirt in 2010 as a local compost company, which focuses on being an engine for waste reduction and climate benefits. As...

A Garden And A ‘Share Shed’ Build A More Inclusive Neighborhood

Last summer, Wen Lee and her husband Chris Stratton, had a surplus of vegetables growing in their garden. The couple built what they call a...

Why We Should Be Urban Farming (Video)

In our recent history, we have removed the growing of food far away from the places where more than half of humanity today lives...

The Astonishing Scale Of Food Waste

There is one statistic in particular that might make us think when it comes to tidying up after the festivities: roughly one third of...