Farm to Coop to Table: Food Justice in Urban Agriculture

>>WHERE IT GROWS AND WHERE IT GOES, THIS WEEK OUR TOPIC IS FOOD AS IT MATTERS TO OUR BODIES AND TO OUR COMMUNITIES. I’LL TALK WITH FARMERS AND CITY DESIGNERS WHO ARE CREATING EQUITABLE FOOD SYSTEMS AND HEAR ABOUT THE FIGHTS THAT ARE BREWING OVER URBAN LAND AND AGRICULTURE. THAT’S ALL COMING UP ON THE […]

Does Vertical Farming Work?

vertical farming has been called the future of Agriculture claimed to solve many of the problems we talked about in the last video. It’s been a controversial topic with mixed opinions from experts. Are these claims hype or can it deliver? but first we need a better understanding of what a vertical farm is There […]

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The Future Of Vertical Farming

– [Narrator] In the last video, we identified energy consumption as the primary barrier to plant factories having a big impact on the world and learned how vital improving absolute yield is to improving their energy efficiency. We also looked at a number of ways that future vertical farms can boost yield, lower their energy […]

Vertical Farming – Does agriculture need to change?

The world is facing some major problems food security, water security species loss climate change Vertical farms have been proposed as part of the solution to these global problems But is it just another overhyped technology, with great claims but lacking in practical application? this video and go to explore these global problems, in context […]

Agriculture education changed the life of this FoodCorps service member

So, I’m first-generation Ethiopian-American. Both my parents were born and raised in Ethiopia, but I was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Growing up, I had my grandparents and other family members that would live with me in my house for various periods of time, so it really connected me to my culture and my heritage. […]

The Best Tomato Trellis

Hi. I’m Gardener Scott. I grow a lot of tomatoes and I have for years. And for years I’ve been searching for the best way to keep tomato plants off the ground. I think I’ve found it. Join, me as I share with you what I think is the best tomato trellis. Tomatoes are the […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension Helping Grow Urban Agriculture in New York City

People come into urban agriculture for a lot of different reasons. Wanting to get outside, just wanting to get your hands dirty, and at the same time, feel like you’re doing something that’s good, you know, something that’s helping people in some way. You know, wanting to make the world a better place. It’s all […]

What Is Hydroponics: Amazing Advantages Over Soil-Based Agriculture

Hydroponics is a farming technique that uses up to 95% less water than traditional agriculture and yet water is what it relies on instead of soil. How can Hydroponics revolutionize the way we farm in the 21st century? Hydroponics does not rely on soil. Instead of growing in the earth, the plants are placed afloat […]