Tag: food

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Electric Food

Finnish researchers have solved world hunger…possibly! Now, a team of scientists – led by the Principal Scientist Juha-Pekka – at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have developed a single-cell protein using electricity and carbon-dioxide. Their product is a…

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Container Farm

Rather than shipping food into a city from a great distance, might it not be better to source fresh and local foods. Now, Local Roots has been developing hydroponic ‘shipping-container farms’ known as ‘TerraFarms’ that use water, not the usual…

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SolSource Solar Stove

One Earth Designs has begun crowd-funding their solar cooker in preparation for the summer! Simply put, their ‘SolSource Sport’ is 100 percent powered by the sun and heats-up five times faster than a charcoal-grill by intensely focusing light. The result;…

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Living Tables

If you purchase a plant-filled Living Table, it will surely green-up your home! This low-maintenance planter system was designed by Habitat Horticulture who have been sensitive to producing an attractive yet manageable system that even a naïve green-fingered beginner could…

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GREEN ROOM

SPACE10 is a future-living lab and exhibition space in Copenhagen. They recently developed and are offering ‘open-source’ plans for a spherical farm pod called the ‘Growroom’. Designed by architects Mads-Ulrik Husum and Sine Lindholm, the Growroom can free people to…

Vertical Veg

Producing a total of 80 tons of veggies a year, this 10,000 m2 futuristic vertical-farm in Singapore was founded by Panasonic. The system uses LED lighting to support indoor-farming strategies that avoid many of the problems associated with the normal…

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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…

GROW.BAR

Guys…this is a cool one! If you have ever wanted to grow fresh greens directly in your home, this is the perfect vehicle. The problem always seems to be daylight. Now, Grow.Bar (featured on kickstarter) is a new indoor growing…

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Land of the Rising Farm

A growing trend in urban Japan is indoor farming. As farmland is scarce, a wide variety of herbs and greens can be cultivated in climate-controlled environments under LED lighting at home for energy efficient food production. Two Japanese farms (Indoor…