User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Production :: Gardens
Last updated: Aug 17 2017 23:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Solar-powered Bike Sharing Farm is a mobile community garden for the city (Video) 17.8.2017 TreeHugger
No community garden in your neighborhood? Inspired by bike sharing schemes, this portable garden can come to you.
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How My Little Community Garden Plot Went From Flop To Flourish 17.8.2017 NPR News
Two years ago, Carolyn Beans — plant biologist, flower farm worker and daughter of a veggie-grower — thought she had what it took to coax a bounty out of her tiny urban garden. She was wrong.
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Mixed Precipitation brings opera, and food, to the garden 16.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The group makes a tasting menu part of the story, and brings bones for the dogs who may be part of the audience.
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Hot Property: Outta this world 12.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

It’s not every week one reports on a $350-million home listing. In fact, this is the first time we’ve ever been able to do that. Chartwell, the estate of late Univision chairman Jerrold Perenchio, has come on the market as the most expensive residential listing in the U.S.

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Episode 88: Salesforce opts into SuperGreen; RE100 surfs change 11.8.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
In this week's episode: Climate change's $535 trillion debt; connecting health and human capital; does "An Inconvenient Sequel" live up to the hype?
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In Callowhill, a postindustrial neighborhood blooms 11.8.2017 Philly.com News
Lots of people are interested in shaping what Callowhill becomes - new residents, developers who've scooped up more than a dozen parcels, Chinese community leaders who see the Philly neighborhood as an important extension of Chinatown.
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The zoo beneath our feet: We’re only beginning to understand soil’s hidden world 9.8.2017 Washington Post
The zoo beneath our feet: We’re only beginning to understand soil’s hidden world
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Room to grow: Dig into these south metro community gardens 9.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Got a green thumb just itching to turn some dirt? These four community gardens in Castle Rock, Lone Tree, Centennial and Littleton can help you scratch that itch.
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Where to find community gardens, programs in and around Adams County 9.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Whether you're looking to volunteer, plant a personal garden or receive supplemental produce, there's a garden plot in Adams County with your name on it.
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From a dead lawn to an 'evolving art piece' where something is always in bloom 8.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary
A Valley Glen home loses the lawn and gains so much more.
New pot industry luring college-grad job seekers 6.8.2017 Philly.com News
As applicants young and old flood the marijuana job market in states across the country - and Pennsylvania is now getting its turn - millennials are among the first generation of college graduates who can job-hunt in the legal marijuana industry.
Food is free for the taking at floating 'forest' in NYC 5.8.2017 AP Top News
NEW YORK (AP) -- An old construction barge planted with vegetables, apple trees and fragrant herbs is giving apartment-dwelling New Yorkers a chance to pick something and eat it....
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Food is free for the taking at floating ‘forest’ in NYC 5.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

NEW YORK (AP) — An old construction barge planted with vegetables, apple trees and fragrant herbs is giving apartment-dwelling New Yorkers a chance to pick something and eat it. Part floating garden, part artwork and part community organizing project, the barge called Swale is currently docked on a river in the South Bronx and will […]
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Two bedrooms. 773 square feet. Asking price for this Venice bungalow: $3.95 million. 5.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The spirit and offbeat creativeness of Venice Beach is alive and well at this cozy bungalow, which sits among mixed-media installations and gardens designed by its owner, landscape architect Jay Griffith.

Used for decades by Griffith as his garden laboratory, the whimsical setting offers an exercise...

Academy Riding Stables closing, Garden of the Gods horseback rides to end 4.8.2017 Denver Post: Outdoors
Academy Riding Stables, which rented horses for people to ride through Garden of the Gods, is closing by the end of August.
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Western Pa. Ice Rink Must Forgo Honor Of Hosting NHL Preseason Game 3.8.2017 NPR News
The league deemed a community's ice rink "not equipped" to handle the game it won in a contest. The rink will still receive $150,000 in prize money for renovations.
Amid farm-to-table movement, Colorado agriculture attempts to shape perceptions of farming 3.8.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Younger generations are leading the charge on demanding locally sourced food; they’re starting farm-to-table restaurants, making farmer’s markets trendy and paying the price for sourcing their food locally. But, getting the most accurate message out to consumers about where their food comes from is easier said than done.
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The Garden State cuts food waste for climate goals 31.7.2017 GreenBiz.com
New Jersey state laws mandating food waste reductions create business opportunities for recyclers, composters and others.
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Regenerative Appalachia: Storytelling And Songs Re-Envision Boone, North Carolina 30.7.2017 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
So, it’s hard to explain what led to the “great crisis.” You see, everyone said it would never happen. A megadrought has
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How an urban school's gardening project healed a community 29.7.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Teacher Stephen Ritz transformed a school's lunch program by getting kids involved in community gardening — as well as nurturing their hearts and minds.
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