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Food

No Fuss Aquaponic Garden Is Finally Here And To Stay

Aqualibrium Garden

Conscious grocery shopping is a noble thing to do. It benefits both, the people behind the produce and yourself, as the consumer. Yet, do you really know what’s behind your organic bananas, your fair trade coffee or your clothing made in your home country? Let’s face it, if you do not actively do some intensive research yourself chances are high that you, in reality, barely have any clue. Three young and energetic entrepreneurs are about to change this state of uncertainty at least in one aspect by relocating our source of fresh food away from supermarket aisles into our very own living rooms.

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Floating Farms Ensure Food Security In Coastal Megacities

SeaLeaf

The prognosis for the future: extreme population growth, urbanization, climate change, rising sea levels and desertification. As a consequence, the demand for food will grow exorbitantly. The present possible solution for the already on-going world food system crisis:  SeaLeaf - a floating agricultural platform for coastal megacities based on hydroponic farming.

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Algae Farming On Bangkok Rooftops

EnerGaia rooftop algae farm, Bangkok

In Bangkok local downtown restaurants now serve fresh algae in their meals. The innovative rooftop farmers of EnerGaia have discovered that the rooftops of the city’s skyscrapers are perfect spots for producting the green vitamin-rich power food. Eating slimy green algae is probably not the first thing you think about when you enter a Thai restaurant, but hey, it’s healthy and very local.

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  • Dutch Outlet Supermarket Fights Food Waste

    Outlet Supermarket

    Think ‘outlet store’ and things like outdated fashion, suburban shopping malls and crowded Sunday afternoons pop up in your mind. However, a new outlet supermarket in the Netherlands has become very fashionable by selling food that’s not fashionable any more for half the price.

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    Urban Foraging — Find Out What Your City Tastes Like

    Urban foraging

    Spring is late in Amsterdam this year, but we can finally see some greenery around the city. Let’s go outside for some urban foraging! Plants growing on the sidewalks that are either an urban wildlife or belong to someone (be it public or individual) may come out to be a great source for your daily nutrients. Fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts or even snails are only some of the products that one can harvest and enjoy for free.

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