Sustainable Agriculture

Food Forest Design (Sustainable Design Series #2)

Event Details<p><b>Start:</b> 22 July 2018 1:00 pm• <b><br>End:</b> 22 July 2018 4:00 pm• <b><br>Categories:</b> Workshops<p>Description<p>Interested in learning more about how exactly food …

Sustainable Design

Reports: Supermarket Supply Chains Exploit Workers While Raking In Sales

When talking about ‘voting with your dollar’, we often talk about purchasing habits with specific brands or products, encouraging consumers to opt …

Human Rights

Sustainable Food Edmonton launches Golden Wheelbarrow Awards

Sustainable Food Edmonton is a not-for-profit organization that encourages the building of community through urban agriculture. Now, the group has …

Sustainability

Why food policy is more important than ever

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>Effective food policies can drive change in all …

Agriculture

Research From Food Giant, Cargill, Shows Dairy Is Out and Plant-Based Alternatives are In!

Due to a combination of increased awareness, animal welfare and health concerns, and lactose intolerance, dairy has been on a significant decline in …

Green Living

This Social Venture Is Using Sustainable Agriculture To Improve Lives One Craft Chocolate Bar At A Time

<i>Photo credit: Krakakoa</i><p>Krakakoa, a craft chocolate social venture, trains and equips cocoa farmers in Indonesia with the skills and resources to …

Farming

MiraCosta College Sustainable Agriculture Program

MiraCosta College Horticulture Department Grows with New Program in Sustainable Agriculture<p>Sustainable agriculture has come to MiraCosta …

San Diego

RHS Flower Show celebrates its 20th year at Tatton Park

Farm in a Box is one of the new features of this year's event

Chester, UK

Starbucks & McDonald's Joined Forces For A Reason You'd Never Expect

Sometimes, it's easy to assume that fast-food businesses feel the need to compete with one another. When they aren't starting hilarious feuds with …

Food

Vegetable gardens against climate change

When the rain comes too late or not at all, it can be a matter of life and death for Mali's farmers. Vegetable gardens with smart irrigation can save …

Vegetable Gardens

AgEagle Appoints Barrett Mooney as Chief Executive OfficerProven Executive Tapped to Capitalize on Sustainable Agriculture Opportunity

NEODESHA, Kan., July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgEagle Aerial Systems, Inc. (NYSE American:UAVS), a leading provider of drone imagery data analytics for the precision and sustainable agriculture markets, has appointed Barrett Mooney as chief executive officer, effective July 18, 2018. He …

University of Florida

Meriden aquaponics firm scores $500K investment for New Haven expansion

Meriden-based Trifecta Ecosystems, an aquaponics technology company and indoor farm, has received a $500,000 investment to grow its aquatic systems …

Aquaponics

Why Did Roots Sustainable Agriculture’s Share Price Increase Today?

Shares of Roots Sustainable Agriculture Technologies Limited [ASX:ROO] increased in value by 4.76% shortly after announcing the successful completion …

Sustainability

Supermercado belga venda frutas e verduras colhidas em horta no telhado

<b>The story…</b><p>Rooftop garden market<p><b>Learn language related to…</b><p>Agriculture<p><b>Need-to-know language</b><p>freshest – superlative of 'fresh', meaning 'obtained as recently as possible'<p>going green – set phrase meaning 'embracing environment conservation'<p>pesticides – substances used to kill organisms that are harmful …

Green Roofs

HSL and Urban Farming Partners team up for sustainable local greens

HSL and Urban Farming Partners team up for sustainable local greens<p><i>Singapore imports 90% of its food – a sustainable solution was launched at</i> …

Aquaponics

San Luis Obispo Solar Installation Company Releases The Report ‘Solar Energy Advances for Ranching and Farming’

<i>Electricraft, Inc., a solar installation company in San Luis Obispo, CA has released a report that takes a look at how solar energy has improved ranching and farming. “San Luis Obispo County agriculture contributes close to $2 billion to the local economy and we believe it is important for the</i> …

San Luis Obispo

India gets its first biofortified sorghum

<b>Hyderabad,</b> <b>5 July 2018|</b> India’s first biofortified sorghum (<i>jowar</i>), with significantly higher iron and zinc than regular sorghum, was formally …

Sustainability

Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Human Development Project

Capacities improved on economic livelihoods for rural and urban youth populations.<p>Engaging rural youth in organic farming<br>• Engaging urban youth in …

Human Rights

Belgian store tries out 'farm to table' growing on its own roof

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Trying to create the shortest supply chain possible, a supermarket in Brussels is selling produce grown on its own roof only hours after being harvested.<p>Delhaize, a Belgian supermarket chain part of Ahold Delhaize, said it launched the “Urban Farm” project to satisfy the …

Farm-to-table

This man is pioneering low-cost organic farming techniques in India

<i>Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Chairperson of People for Animals, shares her knowledge of organic farming techniques and the people who are a pioneering</i> …

Green Living

Lakewood using NOPEC grant for LED streetlight conversion on Detroit and Madison avenues

LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- The city was recently granted a $216,474 Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC) grant for energy efficiency.<p>City Council …

LED Lighting

Farmers Help Boost Green Energy With Wind Power

Green Energy

This new solar farm combines clean energy and beehives

Using the space around the solar panels as sites for 48 hives, the Eagle Point solar farm is using its land to save pollinators and help local agriculture.<p>At a solar farm surrounded by orchards near Medford, Oregon, native flowers are beginning to bloom between the solar panels, and 48 beehives sit …

Farming

Your Guide to the Best Summer Farmers Markets in Washington, DC

Fresh veggies and fruits are essential in the summer, and summer in D.C. is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of some great farmers …

Farmers Market

Suryashakti Kisan Yojna: Gujarat Govt launches solar scheme, CM says it will double farm income

The pilot project, estimated to cost Rs 870 crore, will cover 12,400 cultivators and will be launched from July 2, said Rupani.<p>By: | Ahmedabad |<p>With …

India News

Sustainable and cheaper biogas for rural Morocco

Moroccan farmers pay a lot to irrigate their land. Fatima Zahra Beraich, a 31-year-old engineer has developed a simple process to make biogas which …

Biogas

Gujarat govt to provide grid-linked solar panels to over 12,000 farmers

The grid-connected solar panels are being provided to farmers under a scheme called Suryashakti Kisan Yojna

Business (India)

Gujarat launches SKY Scheme for farmers to generate solar power

The Gujarat government on Saturday launched a solar power scheme for farmers- Suryashakti Kisan Yojana (SKY) enabling them to generate electricity fo

Business (India)

Supporting Canadian universities to improve sustainable agriculture

CSA's Science and Operational Applications Research (SOAR) Program, the following universities were selected to receive a total of $800,435 to …

Canadian Space Agency

How Land Under Solar Panels Can Contribute to Food Security

Subtitle: Beneath some solar arrays, pollinator-friendly plants, fruits, vegetables and forage are cropping up in place of turfgrass or gravelImages: …

Solar Power