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Vertical farming will disrupt food production

Vertical farming has a $50 billion market opportunity and a chance to mitigate sustainability issues within traditional fresh fruit and vegetable agriculture, according to new research by Barclays Capital. Vertical farming allows farmers to produce “hundreds of acres of crops to grow on a single acre of land” and to do so irrespective of weather...
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Eating local and plant-based diets

How do you feed a city sustainably? It is one of the great questions of our time. After all, for a species that ultimately depends on plants to feed ourselves, we do tend to cram ourselves into places that are rather unfriendly towards them. Our cities are built around cars, offices and perhaps the odd...
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Strawberries hang too, like flowers

US, Carver- At Nash Nursery, strawberry plants in hangers with pink flowers and fruit all summer long and Vermillionaire firecracker plants by Proven Winners with tubular flowers that are a main attraction for hummingbirds are among the offerings. So are little mock orange shrubs, miniature butterfly bushes that only get about two-feet-tall but have full-size...