Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Vertical farming in the big Apple


Graphics courtesy of Chris Jacobs, Rolf Mohr, and Dean Fowler of machinefilms.com and unitedfuture.com
Is this how farms will look in the future?

Jeremy Cook
BBC News , New York


Professor Despommier lists many advantages of this revolutionary kind of agriculture. They include:

  • Year round crop production in a controlled environment
  • All produce would be organic as there would be no exposure to wild parasites and bugs
  • Elimination of environmentally damaging agricultural runoff
  • Food being produced locally to where it is consumed

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Monday, June 18, 2007

Deuce Update



Everyone:

The garden is in full bloom! Included are some pictures. We need help weeding! On wednesday of this week (the 20th), we'll be tending to the garden, so if you want to help out, please stop by! We probably won't start until about 6:30, and we'll work until sundown.

thanks,

Sir Knabe
404 S. 18th St.





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