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The Urban Gardening Daily News Roundup

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His efforts to roll back U.S. climate action will not likely have a major impact on the global climate because other countries are overachieving on their carbon reduction targets, according to Climate Action Tracker. India is on track to do much better than its climate commitments, and there are signs that [...]
Tue, May 16, 2017
A new study shows that pollution from diesel vehicles in 11 areas around the world is 50 percent higher than official lab tests report, leading to scores of premature deaths. If more stringent emissions cuts aren't put in place, deaths could rise to 174,000 a year by 2040. Puts a [...]
Tue, May 16, 2017
Update from Dr Greg Lang:Video: Cherry training systems and protective coverings at MSUDr. Greg Lang provided an update on April 29, 2017 regarding this spring's flowering and pollination of the cherry trials being done at Michigan State University. Now that the trial is in its 8th year, Dr Lang is [...]
Tue, May 16, 2017
“Located on what was the last tract of property zoned for agriculture in Milwaukee, a former professional athlete started a farm that has spurred dozens of others to grow in cities' urban cores.” “What I'm teaching today, a lot was passed on to me by my parents,” Allen said. “My family [...]
Tue, May 16, 2017
In early May, laborers harvesting cabbage in a field near Bakersfield, California, caught a whiff of an odor. Some suddenly felt nauseated. A local news station reported that winds blew the pesticide Vulcan — which was being sprayed on a mandarin orchard owned by the produce company Sun Pacific — into [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
“CSAs benefit consumers by providing them with fresh, local produce at a reasonable price. As our lives get busier, it only gets harder to make time for thoughtful grocery shopping, where you try to get a healthy mix of fruits and vegetables. Eliminating that task is a big time-saver. The [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
Greenhouse-inspired cafe creates a tropical oasis in Guatemala CityTaller Ken, a New York and Guatemala-based architecture practice known for its playful take on design, brought a tropical haven right into the middle of Guatemala City. Madero Cafe is quirky and energetic, with plenty of colors and plants to create an [...]
Mon, May 15, 2017
“The revised plan focuses less on agribusiness and more on beautifying the neighborhood, with some economic opportunities for entrepreneurs.” “The orchard will feature a green space area for picnics, and a pathway for walking and biking. Residents will be able to sign up for membership to use a 2,100-square-foot hoop house [...]
Sun, May 14, 2017
agrilution closes Series A with Tengelmann Ventures, Kraut Capital and OSRAMs Fluxunit to prepare for market entryPress Release: Munich based startup agrilution closes Series A with Tengelmann Ventures, Kraut Capital and OSRAMs Fluxunit. agrilution is preparing the market entry of their plantCube, a plug and play device enabling anyone to [...]
Fri, May 12, 2017

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