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Author Aims To Change Perceptions Of Urban Agriculture With New Book On Vertical Farms

AP | DAVID RUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

DETROIT — A new book by an urban agriculture visionary aims to change the way people think about farming, offering a look into a future where ci...

Brooklyn Farms, Then and Now

Matthew Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Wills

In 1879, Queens and Kings Counties were the top two counties in market garden production in the U.S. As late as 1959, Kings Country produced 325,324 gallons of milk from 147 cows.

Are "Vertical Farms" The Next Wave In Eating Local?

New York Times | BINA VENKATARAMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What if "eating local" in Shanghai or New York meant getting your fresh produce from five blocks away? And what if skyscrapers grew off the grid, as v...