Does it really stack up?
Agriculture: Growing crops in vertical farms in the heart of cities is said to be a greener way to produce food. But the idea is still unproven | Technology Quarterly
Time Magazine names Valcent’s Vertical Farming Technology one of Top 50 Best Innovations of 2009
World's largest aquaponics--not sure how you harvest these, but it looks like it's on some kind of lazy susan device that probably brings it to a harvesting platform at some point.
Sky-High Vegetables: Vertical Farming Sprouts In Singapore
Urban farming goes vertical, as Singapore opens a 30-feet tall greenhouse for bok choy and cabbage. The farm is already producing half a ton of veggies per day for local supermarkets. But are these vertical "farmscrapers" any more efficient than traditional, flat greenhouses?
Green Sky Growers 3 - TheCoolist
Aquaponics — The farms of the future are growing today. In a valley in the Virgin Islands, in a warehouse in Chicago, on a rooftop in Florida and a greenhouse in Milwaukee, history’s newest and most sustainable form of agriculture has broken out of its seed and has began to [...]
This is a picture of The Eden Project in Cornwall England. This is a polyculture design of permaculture. Conventional farming uses monoculture planting. This makes the plant more susceptible to pests and disease.
Holy Kaw! - All the topics that interest us
By now, your vegetable garden is either crazy huge or dead, and either situation could be the result of less than stellar planting plans (and I say this from experience, particularly the part about poor planning). To help you out next time around, especially for that fall crop, keep this infographic by Good To Be Home on hand.
What to plant for Autumn Harvests • Lovely Greens
Seeds to sow and what to plant for autumn harvests. Includes information on sowing times, long-day vs short-day veg, and 16 different veg to grow
Many species of fish are suitable for aquaculture and aquaponics. Species which have been researched and successfully reared in cages in the southeastern region of the U.S. include:catfish, trout, tilapia, striped bass, red drum, bluegill sunfish,crappie, and carp. As this interest continues to increase,more research into cage culture techniques and alternate species will no doubt occur. We have a PDF you can look at about freshwater species.
Planning our organic market garden - Milkwood: permaculture courses, skills + stories
I never thought we would get excited about, let along plan to do, the whole market garden thing. But while I'm all for no-dig polycultures like our