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Making Your Organic Budget Stretch

April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

We now know that purchasing organic produce is the healthier choice, but are you still on the fence that there’s value in buying organic produce? After reading this article, you’ll have found the solutions to get more from...

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5 Food Trends for 2015

January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Each year the United States moves towards a greener, cleaner, and more sustainable food supply. For example, we’ve seen how the state of our schools’ lunch programs have changed the types of foods that our...

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7 Ways Hydroponics Solves Food Security

November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Food security is an ongoing issue around the world. The major concern with food security is the availability of healthy, nutritious food in areas that don’t presently have access to it. The primary cause of...

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9 Important Benefits of Urban Gardening

August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Urban gardening is becoming a popular option among city dwellers. A disconnect from nature and from the food production process has a lot of people concerned over their health and quality of life. Nowadays, there...

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Today’s advanced smart technology has really taken off in one of the most ancient of practices: Agriculture. For some, indoor gardening is a hobby, and for others it’s become a lifestyle. For those serious about...

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8 Economic Benefits of Commercial Hydroponics

August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Commercial hydroponics operations are becoming a popular business model option for new-age farmers. With the demand for organic, locally-produced food increasing, as well as the availability of cloud technology, commercial hydroponics can become a economically...

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The economic feasibility of commercial hydroponic growing has consistently been called into question. People are wondering – can you really make money growing produce hydroponically? The answer to this question would be the same when...

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Microgreens are all the rage on the urban agriculture scene for the many health and environmental benefits they provide. Microgreens are simply tiny forms of certain varieties of herbs, sprouts, and leafy vegetables. They can...

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Hot New Product: Living Furniture

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Innovation doesn’t need to be complicated in order to be valuable. Take the team at GreenTowers for example, who looked a little differently at a common part of our daily lives. They took something as simple as...

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On-Site Soilless Gardening for Restaurants

June 24, 2014 | 2 Comments

With local food growing as a concern for many urban residents, restaurants are beginning to respond to consumer demands. By hyper-locally growing organic food, restaurants not only attract and retain a new and growing customer...

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