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Aqua organic system

This system developed in Singapore has a similar purpose as the Suspended Garden, except it’s not soil based or as modular, or energy-passive. Still it’s very interesting to see how they handle recirculating organic solutions: fresh ideas for city farms.

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an app that identifies plants

Imagine when an app like this one will be applied to weeding robots! No need for machine vision to become perfect, and able to recognize all weeds; a social network and pictures exchanged within and among people and weeding robots … Continue reading

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Organic Sales on the rise

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Worms in space – British creatures were on the Atlantis space shuttle

Worms in space – British creatures board Atlantis space shuttle | Science | The Guardian.

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3 plants that can clear the air in a room and reduce allergens

Here is the TED talk about 3 plants that can clear the air in a room and reduce allergens:  http://www.ted.com/talks/kamal_meattle_on_how_to_grow_your_own_fresh_air?language=en Grown them in a vertical suspended garden: http://www.urbanfarmsorganic.com/plantpods.html

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Urban Agriculture Magazines | The RUAF Foundation

Urban Agriculture Magazines | The RUAF Foundation.

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The suspended garden (Plant Pods) were at the World Urban Forum

Thanks to helpful friends from the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto, the Suspended Garden (Plant Pods) was part of an exhibit at the World Urban Forum in Meredin-Columbia. The FAO / food for cities – group had offered to … Continue reading

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FAO report on greener cities in Latin America, including urban and peri-urban agriculture

FAO report on greener cities in Latin America, including urban and peri-urban agriculture http://www.fao.org/ag/agp/greenercities/.

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What urban farming could look like in the future

Here’s a good listing of tech for vertical indoor gardens: http://www.hortidaily.com/article/5922/If-urban-farming-took-off,-what-would-Boston-look-like of course, they will soon have to add UFO’s suspended indoor garden!

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a garden in your condo

How Plant Pods can be used to create an indoor vertical garden in the city, in this blogpost by the Canadian Association of Decorators.

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