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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 indoor agriculture industry. Las Vegas, Nev. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Indoor agriculture is experiencing rapid growth as drought, supply chain challenges and the scarcity of new farmland force growers to seek more efficient and sustainable growing methods. The leaders in this growing sector of...

2014-10-08 23:06:04

Seed Saver Discount Registration Ends Oct. 14 Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Committed to bringing the best in urban agriculture experience, information and resources to the Southland, organizers of Seedstock’s 3rd Annual Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference have continued to enrich the Nov. 11-12 symposium’s offerings, making “Reintegrating Ag: Local Food Systems and the Future of Cities” an event not to be missed. On Day One, lucky urban farm field trip...

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. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grow It Green Morristown (GIGM) will be kicking off its community-wide Grow Early Capital Campaign for the re-build of the Early Street Community Garden (ESCG) with a PARK(ing) Day. We will be turning a Parking Spot into a PARK(ing) Space on October 16 from 1:00PM - 9:00PM on South Street at Dehart Street. We invite the community to...

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. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability pioneers Method Products, PBC and Gotham Greens, leaders in their respective industries -- eco-friendly cleaning products and urban farming -- have announced a groundbreaking partnership to build the world's largest rooftop farm at Method's new manufacturing plant in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago's south side....

2014-10-06 08:29:18

Garden makeover initiative launched earlier this year by the makers of the LA VICTORIA® brand LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of the LA VICTORIA® Brand are proud to announce Palms Elementary School as the winner of the 2014 LA VICTORIA(®) Brand School Garden Makeover. As part of the reward, the California-based Mexican salsa and sauces brand will provide a grant that includes gardening tools & supplies, expert guidance, learning materials and more....

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. Webinar on Oct. 1st expands on new line and answers questions about Smart Wall™ Cabinets. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 GSky Plant Systems, Inc., a leading provider of vertical Green Wall Systems in North America, Europe, Middle East and Australia, is pleased to announce it has upgraded its line of popular Smart...

2014-09-17 04:20:31

Establishes first-of-its-kind scientific greenhouse on urban farm to encourage education, science and agriculture ASHDOD, Israel, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., a world leader in farmer-centric agricultural solutions, today celebrated the establishment of the first advanced educational greenhouse designed to help elementary and high school students learn more about the science and technology of agriculture, and its importance to global...

2014-09-15 23:05:12

The conference will be held November 11-12 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and will focus on the economic, environmental and community benefits that result from the development of a robust local food infrastructure. The conference is ideal for farmers, investors, technology companies, city planners, community and economic development directors, suppliers and restaurant owners. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Local food policy, urban agriculture strategy, and business...

2014-09-15 08:35:42

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hikvision USA, a multiple award-winning North American leader in innovative video surveillance technology products and solutions, joined with Earthworks Farm, a work-training and educational urban farm in Los Angeles County, to promote healthy lifestyle choices to the local community. A team of volunteers from Hikvision, along with Earthworks farmers, used organic farming as a framework to support young people in the community...

2014-08-30 23:04:16

For Insanitek Research and Development's first public outreach engagement project, environmental scientist and independent researcher, Grace Conyers, takes time out of her soil chemistry research to teach urban farmers more science so they can create the gardens of their dreams while living in the cities. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Insanitek Research and Development independent researcher and environmental scientist, Grace Conyers, reaches out to the public around...


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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