Singapore is making a big step forwards in Local Sustainable Food Production with the opening of a Commercial Vertical Farm. This Farm is world’s first commercial Vertical farm and produces 1 ton of Vegetables locally grown. For now the farm only produces three varieties of Veggies but when new investors are found the farm… Lees meer Singapore has First Commercial Vertical farm!.
The New Zealand Government have got behind a $250,000 aid project and have built a trial aquaponics system on the Cook island of Rarotonga , located in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean. Many of the Islanders have limited access to fresh water and lacked suitable soil for producing food. Given that a… Lees meer Aquaponics in the Pacific.
Architect Jose Selgas made this creation for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012. This hydroponic system is built to show us the use of different materials to grow plants with,and even with existing materials made for other purposes. This system is easy adaptable in any building and let you grow plants on places that were unsuitable… Lees meer Hydroponics at Venice Architecture Biennale 2012.
Matt Liotta, founder of Atlanta-based start-up, PodPonics, aims to offer the ability to grow organic hydroponic lettuce locally in specially outfitted recycled shipping containers. These computer-controlled environmental systems have a bunch of great features: regulate temperature, humidity, pH levels and carbon dioxide outfitted with organic hydroponic nutrient solutions lights emit a specific spectrum at different… Lees meer Shipping Container Nursery,Podponics!.
With this great Pyramide-garden you can grow plants in and outdoor. The tower garden is made complete with drop-irrigation system.
An abandoned trolley Terminal below Delanceystreet,NYC dating back the 1900’s is the location for New York’s newest Urban Green Adventure. After the succes of ‘The Highline’ this is another great project and again something completely new, the Trolley Station is not the most obvious place for creating an Urban-Park. The great challenge is to create… Lees meer ‘The Lowline’ New York’s Underground Park.
The streets of San Francisco are lined with Pear,Plum and Apple Trees , out of fear that the fruit-trees will make a mess the city planted sterile trees that don’t bear fruit. The group was started by Tara Hui, who started grafting fruit-bearing branches onto city trees a few years ago. If you want to… Lees meer Guerrilla-Grafting.