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The Urban Gardening Daily News Roundup

Your latest urban gardening news roundup

Keep up to date with all the latest on Urban Gardening, GMO issues and other related matters from around the web

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Hurricane Harvey made landfall late Friday night on the Texas coast as one of the most intense hurricanes in U.S. history, spawning as many as 50 tornado warnings in the Houston area alone. But its worst feature is still to come: several days of what could be some of the most [...]
Sat, Aug 26, 2017
The natural gas company Energy Transfer Partners has opened a new front in its ongoing battle with the environmental movement that opposed the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Dallas-based company is now labeling many of those who opposed its pipeline “eco-terrorists”. This from a company that employed a private security outfit to [...]
Sat, Aug 26, 2017
As thousands of Texans prepare to evacuate their cities due to Hurricane Harvey, the United States Border Patrol said it is not planning to close its roadside immigration checkpoints north of the Rio Grande Valley unless there is a danger to travelers or its agents. “Border Patrol checkpoints will not be [...]
Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Tour This Impressive Grove of Man-Made TreesSOURCED FROM GREAT BIG STORY HEREIn the center of Singapore, a man-made horticultural haven blooms. Supertree Grove is a forest with massive mechanical trees meant to enhance greenery and flora in the bustling city. The grove consists of 18 “trees” acting as vertical gardens, [...]
Fri, Aug 25, 2017
“A new urban farm has sprouted on the east side in a most unlikely setting. Surrounded by industry, the 7-acre farm is in The Finish Line's backyard. The retailer, which has its corporate headquarters near 30th Street and Mitthoeffer Road in Indianapolis, is the latest organization to partner with Brandywine Creek [...]
Fri, Aug 25, 2017
A Wild Vision Of The Future Run By Amazon And Whole FoodsCONTENT SOURCED FROM CO.DESIGN Drones. Shared refrigerators. Hydroponic garages. And never setting foot in a grocery store again.Since Amazon bought Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, consumers have been left wondering what that partnership will ultimately look like. Will Whole [...]
Thu, Aug 24, 2017
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In a parking lot outside a former pharmaceutical factory in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, 10 entrepreneurs have spent the last nine and a half months learning how to take on the industrial food system through urban farming. Square Roots–a vertical farming accelerator co-founded by Kimbal Musk, with a campus [...]
Thu, Aug 24, 2017
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Thu, Aug 24, 2017
Introducing NYC's largest #urbanagriculture public #library! Stop by between 10am-6pm weekdays to browse our library and check out a book. Go to our online database at 📚goo.gl/GE7ZHt to see what books are available. You can call us during business hours to reserve books 📞(347) 709-PLUS. 💡 Curious about the thin [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017
“Revitalization projects on Wilmington's East Side are helping to nourish, raise hope and rebuild a community plagued with poverty, crime, blight, and low homeownership rates. Urban Acres Produce is among those ventures. “This is the perfect example of what it takes to revitalize a neighborhood,” said City Council President Hanifa Shabazz. Shabazz [...]
Wed, Aug 23, 2017
Ryton Organic Gardens on: Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 9:30am to 1:00pm This half-day course will look at what you need to do and buy to get started growing your own fruit and veg, using the gardens at Ryton to demonstrate how to do this. There will be a short practical growing [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017


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