Fri May 17th, 2019 at 07:25:01 PM EST
Singapore Airlines reinventing airplane food with produce from a vertical farm
Fraunhofer Reports Combining Farming With Solar 186% More Efficient In Summer Of 2018
Editorial Comment: The Japanese have been combining agriculture with solar electricity for a decade or two now.
The Circular Garden - a temporary pavilion made from mushrooms for Milan Design Week
University of Toronto Scarborough & Centennial College developing Canada's first net zero vertical farm
Editorial Comment: Good to see more people thinking about net zero in relation to vertical farming but Treehugger is correct to criticize the idea for using arable land instead of, say, brownfields
Online urban agriculture class from UMass begins May 20, 2019
5000 square foot garden and apiary as Staten Island apartment house amenities
"Following in the footsteps of Toronto, San Francisco, Denver, and Portland, Oregon, all new residential and commercial buildings in the city [NYC] must top roofs with either plants, solar panels, mini wind turbines--or a combination of all three."
Editorial Comment: The same act's "Dirty Building Bill" aims to slash the carbon emissions of all buildings over 25,000 square feet by 80% by 2050 through energy-saving solutions and retrofits such as installing better insulation.
NYC's eco-park PIer 35
Algae "biocurtains" from Photo.Synth.Etica absorb carbon from urban air
Engineers create plants that glow: Illumination from nanobionic plants might one day replace some electrical lighting
Growing food in the Arctic - polar permaculture
A few years worth of City Agriculture links are archived at http://cityag.blogspot.com