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City Agriculture - June 24, 2021

by gmoke Fri Jun 25th, 2021 at 03:35:24 AM EST

Farming communities - a Dutch model for national agriculture
https:/www.farmingcommunities.org

AlphaGarden - can a robot learn how to garden?
https:/rieff.jacksonchui.ai
https:
goldberg.berkeley.edu/art/AlphaGarden
https:/youtu.be/j-7kluafRwA

Pollinator Park is a 30-minute interactive virtual reality experience "that immerses you in a futuristic world where man and nature co-exist in harmony, hoping to change your perspective and help turn the tide"
https:
ec.europa.eu/environment/pollinator-park_en
https:
inhabitat.com/virtual-pollinator-park-shows-a-future-with-or-without-pollinators

Singapore plans a "forest town"
https:/www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/04/singapore-sustainable-smart-town-tengah

The AgStack Foundation seeks to improve global agriculture efficiency through the creation, maintenance and enhancement of free, re-usable, open and specialized digital infrastructure for data and applications.
https:
agstack.org

Cardening?
https:
www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2021/may/19/the-rise-of-cardening-why-people-are-growing-pl ants-in-cars-and-everywhere-else

Emerging food forest in Venice, CA
https:
inhabitat.com/a-food-forest-emerges-in-las-famous-venice-neighborhood
https:/projectfoodforest.org
https:
www.chelseagreen.com/product/the-community-food-forest-handbook

Abu Dhabi biodiversity park
https:/www.sla.dk/en/projects/al-fay-park
https:
inhabitat.com/abu-dhabis-new-urban-biodiversity-park-enhances-local-microclimate

"Urban Food Stories is a community storytelling project that highlights the unique and important food traditions of the individuals around us. Through interviews, photographs, and recipes, these stories intend to broaden the narratives of the 'Alternative Food Movement', to make it more inclusive."
https:/www.urbanfoodstories.com/about

"Living Energy Farm is an intentional community, education center, and farm that demonstrates that a fulfilling life is possible without the use of fossil fuel."
They've been using solar DC electric microgrids for over a decade in Virginia, a technology that can be adapted to urban use as well
http://livingenergyfarm.org

Residential Greenhouse for Bremen, Germany
https:
www.dmaa.at/work/greenhouse-bremen
https:
inhabitat.com/dmaa-designs-residential-greenhouse-in-germany

Bee-friendly urban wildflower meadows prove a hit with German city dwellers
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/20/bee-friendly-urban-wildflower-meadows-prove-a-hi t-with-german-city-dwellers
hat tip Taras Grescoe @grescoe


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