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Vertical Farming

A Future Farming Industry Grows In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.25.2017 | Green

BROOKLYN, New York ― Tobias Peggs is already cultivating leafy vegetables out of purple-lit shipping containers in the parking lot of an old Pfizer ...

Elon Musk Revolutionized Cars. His Brother Wants To Do The Same For Food.

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business

NEW YORK ― Last month, Elon Musk laid out his “master plan” to transform Tesla into a clean energy giant. In a 1,483-word blog post, he outlined...

How to Feed 9 Billion People by 2050

Pedro L. Rodriguez | Posted 04.05.2017 | Impact
Pedro L. Rodriguez

Lazy, Entitled and Delusional. Several assumptions associated with (L.E.D.) millennials.

4 Food Frontiers That Could Change the World

Sierra | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green

Food is reaching new heights -- literally. The vertical farming movement is bringing agriculture to the tops of skyscraper greenhouses, and NASA is taking it up into space.

Bordofarms: A Project Focused on Solving Deportee Economic Issues Through Urban Farming

Miguel Marshall | Posted 07.21.2016 | Latino Voices
Miguel Marshall

After this intense immersion into the social fabric of our city's deportee community, we have learned that there are many creative ways to approach social issues and that we are ready to take on the new challenges ahead through more economically viable and scalable model of social enterprise in urban farming.

EXPO Milano and Italy Bask in the Glow of Good Food

Jim Slama | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Jim Slama

The World Exposition in Milan recently opened in Italy with the theme Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Its admirable goal is "to guarantee healthy, safe, and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium."

The Sustainable Food Film Everyone Should Watch Right Now

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.10.2015 | Taste

Take 20 minutes and watch this.

Joseph Erbentraut

Why Vertical Farming Could Be On The Verge Of A Revolution -- And What's Keeping It Down | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.29.2015 | Green

Could the future of modern agriculture be found completely indoors? That’s the question on the mind of Caleb Harper, the research scientist behin...

Responding to a Community: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Innovation Earth: A Rooftop Farm, Coming Soon to Your Supermarket

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

We Americans, living in the land of fast-food drive-throughs and cardboard tomatoes for some time now, are starting to gain an appreciation for high-q...

Nation's Largest Indoor Vertical Farm Opens Its Doors

Posted 03.25.2013 | Chicago

Occupying 90,000 square feet of a formerly abandoned suburban Chicago warehouse, FarmedHere is not only the first indoor vertical farm of its kind in ...

Incredibly Innovative And Stunning Urban Agricultural Projects

Architizer | Posted 01.22.2013 | Arts

It's easy to argue that architecture plays a part in the world of a foodie; most restaurants are uniquely designed to better the dining experience aft...

City of Big Shoulders and Green Thumbs

Neil Wagner | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

A former meat packing plant, once part of Chicago's legendary Union Stockyards, is trading in its stun line for a stunning new line of thinking.

Providing "LEADs" to Financial Independence

Marc Ostrofsky | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Marc Ostrofsky

Blue Phoenix Media runs a slew of websites that connect students with potential colleges and schools (both online and on-the-ground) based upon the particular background of each student.

Soil-less Sky Farming: Rooftop Hydroponics on NYC Restaurant (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

I stepped onto the roof of the West Village restaurant Bell, Book and Candle and caught a glimpse of the future. I was surrounded by 60 white plastic towers seemingly sprouting from the floor.

Green News Report: January 13, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Australia i...

11 Vertical Farms Of The Future

The Daily Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Since the world is becoming increasingly urbanized, planners have asked if we can bring food production directly to the people, cutting out the enviro...

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.

Sting To Produce Film On Vertical Farming | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The performer [Sting] is producing a film about vertical farming, according to the Deadline blog, starting with documenting the first one to be plante...

Vertical Farms (PHOTOS): The Future Of Sustainable Farming?

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The idea for vertical farming was born in 1999 in a Columbia University classroom when Dickson Despommier, a professor of environmental sciences and m...

Paignton Zoo Takes Farming To The Skies (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Many see vertical farming as the natural step in sustaining food production on a large scale, with less resources. Paignton Zoo in Devon, England, is ...

Green News Report -- January 19, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Political earthquake in Massachusetts? Climate & clean energy legislation also hangs in the balance; James Inhofe is #1! PL...

Vertical Vegetecture: Urban Life Plus Farming Equals Cool Design

dornob | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In increasingly dense urban areas, sometimes the only way to build is up. And with a movement to grow more food locally and to add more green to our u...

Hydroponics On Your Windows: Cool, Efficient Vertical Farming

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Many of us still jump to conclusions when we hear "hydroponics" and New York Sun Works wants to change that. The organization is known internationally...