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AI-Powered Food Computers Are Designing New Ways of Growing Crops

Photo Credit: Syda Productions/Shutterstock Farmers around the world will soon have access to an open source of information on how to grow tastier crops in increasingly unpredictable climates. The Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg), an MIT Media Lab project, is...

How vertical farming reinvents agriculture

http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwfeatures/wm/live/1600_900/images/live/p0/4z/5d/p04z5dwd.jpg Instead of growing crops in sunny fields or greenhouses, some companies stack them and grow them in old, dark warehouses with UV lights — saving water and harvesting produce faster....

Twelve Organizations Promoting Urban Agriculture around the World

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) defines urban agriculture as “the growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities” to provide fresh food, generate employment, recycle waste, and strengthen cities’ resilience to...

Beware! Monsanto Turns Its Attention to the Produce Aisle

Published on Friday, September 04, 2015 by Food & Water Watch Blog http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/09/04/beware-monsanto-turns-its-attention-produce-aisle by Genna Reed 'Although super nutritious broccoli sounds benign enough,' explains Reed, 'it’s the...