Earth Focus Episode 48 – Meeting Tomorrow’s Food Needs

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linktv· Dec 12, 2012

Growing food in cities. Entrepreneur and filmmaker Ian Cheney on why truck farms are catching on in New York. In Sweden, Plantagon, a leader in vertical urban agriculture, plans to feed tomorrow’s mega cities with skyscraper farms. And with more droughts and water shortages likely, scientists at Penn State University are finding new ways to help plants adapt to tough conditions.

see also:

http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/12/13/vertical-farming/

see

Urban Forest Erupts In San Francisco’s Edgy Tenderloin Neighborhood

Edible City: The Movie

Detroit: Urban Farming Revolution

Portland’s Backyard Fruit – From Waste to Feast

Pam Warhurst: How We Can Eat Our Landscapes + Stephen Ritz: Green Walls Feeding the Bronx

Urban Farming for Food Security

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