Category: Agriculture

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BIODIVERSITY LOSS

In his search to reconnect with his Native American heritage, Oklahoma farmer Carl Barnes pursued old, native varieties of corn. In doing so he discovered a brilliant variety of corn now known as Glass Gem Corn that appears gem-like. This…

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GREEN UP-RISE

A ‘hybridized program’ has been inserted into a new apartment high-rise. This program contains housing residences, an art gallery, plus 10 floors of indoor farming terraces. Situated near New York City’s ‘High Line’ a design group called the ‘Weston Baker…

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Urban Farm

Producing food within an urban context is gaining much interest. Now, the French architectural firm Zundel and Cristea have developed an intriguing design for smaller-scale urban farms, to be dotted over the urban fabric. These farms have been designed to…

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Hydroponic Farm

Following a serious drought in 2008, Syria had to import wheat after the majority of the farmers’ crops failed. This highlighted the issues of farming efficiency especially with valuable commodities like water. With the fertile land of Syrian oases slowly…

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URBAN FARM TOWER

As the density of our urban fabric ever increases (along with the number of residents), city-dwellers become further distanced from the growth of the food they consume. This distance still remains an ecological problem! However, ‘urban vertical farms’ have taken…

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HARVEST TOWER

By 2050, there will be a global additional of 3 billion more mouths to feed! It appears that the traditional farming we know today will not be able to cope with the predicted population increase. In such a case, new…

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Greens in Queens

Were in the USA! Here, Gotham Greens is helping plenty of New Yorkers stay healthy and trim via locally grown vegetables. However you’ll have to look towards the skyline if you want to catch a glimpse of them. Their new…