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2014-11-06 16:38:23

Produce Delivery Service Awarded USDA 2014 Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) $100,000 Grant WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-05 12:22:13

FLORIDA, NEW JERSEY AND CALIFORNIA PASS LAND & WATER PROTECTION MEASURES SAN FRANCISCO, Nov.

2014-10-30 23:05:49

Will growth of urban farming soon explode in US cities? This unique event will bring together farmers, urban planners, economic and community development directors, entrepreneurs, investors and

2014-10-23 23:02:23

Enables BrightFarms to scale faster and more efficiently New York, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 It was announced today that Josh Norbury is joining BrightFarms,

2014-10-14 23:05:26

The conference, hosted by Newbean Capital, is a chance for commercial growers to see and experience new technology, meet with funders, and learn from some of the most successful companies in the

2014-10-08 08:22:05

- We invite the community to visit our PARK(ing) Space on October 16, 1:00PM - 9:00PM on South Street - MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct.

2014-10-07 12:23:42

Urban agriculture leader Gotham Greens to build 75,000 square foot rooftop greenhouse in Pullman Park, Chicago CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-10-06 08:29:18

Garden makeover initiative launched earlier this year by the makers of the LA VICTORIA® brand LOS ANGELES, Oct.

2014-09-29 23:03:59

With more than a decade of experience in providing vertical Green Walls, GSky adds new upgrades to its innovative space-saving plant cabinet product targeting homes and offices.


Latest Urban agriculture Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.