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City Agriculture: February 7, 2016

by gmoke Sun Feb 7th, 2016 at 12:58:21 PM EST

Cooling towers into green communities
http://inhabitat.com/cypher-co2ling-plant-converts-cooling-towers-into-vibrant-green-communities/
http://www.archdaily.com/780109/this-conceptual-design-reinvents-power-plants-as-mixed-use-megastruc tures

Aker - snap together kits for urban ag
http://www.aker.me
One of the POC [Proof of Concept] ideas from COP 21
http://www.poc21.cc/12-projects/

Agritecture:  "Your source for vertical farming and urban agriculture news, business, and design."
http://agritecture.com

Local Roots Farms - local produce anywhere
http://www.localrootsfarms.com

Bell Book and Candle - NYC farm to table restaurant, rated as one of the best in the country.  "SOME ITEMS WE PRODUCE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR FROM OUR AEROPONIC ROOFTOP GARDEN LISTED BELOW:  Sage, Chive, Chervil, Cilantro, Dill, Genovese Basil, Opal Basil, Italian and Flat Leaf Parsley, Spearmint, Rosemary, 4 varieties of Nasturtium, Cheddar Cauliflower, Purple Tomatillo, Tomatillo, Japanese and Kermit Eggplant, 2 varieties of Arugula, 4 varieties of Cherry Tomato, Great White Tomato, Bibb Lettuce, Red Oak Leaf, Red Romaine, Green Romaine, Lola Rosa, Frisee, Green Crisp, Poblano Pepper, and Fennel."
http://bbandcnyc.com

SPREAD, a Japanese company, will open the world's first robot-controlled farm in Fall 2017, producing 11 million heads of lettuce each year
http://spread.co.jp/en/

Pilgrim's Market to grow its own produce in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho
http://www.spokanejournal.com/local-news/-pilgrims-market-to-grow-its-own-produce/#sthash.WKFT1S9a.d puf

Risk of lead poisoning from urban gardening is low, new study finds
http://www.washington.edu/news/2016/02/02/risk-of-lead-poisoning-from-urban-gardening-is-low-new-stu dy-finds/
https:/dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/jeq/abstracts/45/1/26?access=0&view=pdf

Bright Agrotech - Zip Farms, Farm Walls, and more
https:
/brightagrotech.com

Urban Agriculture? Only 1 Percent Of Seattle Residents Could Eat Locally Even With All Viable Space In Use
http://www.science20.com/news_articles/urban_agriculture_only_1_percent_of_seattle_residents_could_e at_locally_even_with_all_viable_space_in_use-163422

Year round growing in Alaska
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/04/us/closing-the-farm-to-table-gap-in-alaska.html?_r=0

Southeast Asia's largest green development with extensive green roofs and terraces
http://www.archdaily.com/781247/sasakis-forest-city-master-plan-in-iskandar-malaysia-stretches-acros s-4-islands
http://www.sasaki.com/project/383/forest-city-conceptual-master-plan/


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More city agriculture?
. yes 100%
. no 0%
. not yes 0%
. not no 0%
. neither yes nor no 0%
. both yes and no 0%
. don't understand the question? 0%
. none of the above 0%

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