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City Agriculture - May 23, 2024

by gmoke Thu May 23rd, 2024 at 04:44:32 AM EST

Restoring Scotland's Uplands - 25 years of experience in rebuilding a valley

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2024/mar/20/a-mecca-for-rewilders-the-community-led-project-r estoring-scotlands-southern-uplands
Editorial Comment:  rebuilding healthy ecological systems in distant places can make cities and the whole world more resilient

$1 billion, 6,000 acres for agrivoltaics in Ohio
http://www.canarymedia.com/articles/solar/ohio-greenlights-massive-solar-storage-and-agrivoltaics-pr oject

Solar racking design specifically for agrivoltaics
http://cleantechnica.com/2024/03/22/gorgeous-agrivoltaic-system-gilds-the-rural-solar-lily/

American Solar Grazing Association - agrivoltaics, combining agriculture and solar power production
http://solargrazing.org/

The energy costs of controlled environment agriculture
http://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2024/03/27/vertical-farms-climate-energy/
If you need to get past the pay wall:  http://archive.ph/TrQqF
Editorial Comment:  In all the years I've been collecting these links I have found very few CEA businesses that thought about energy from the beginning

Orbital Farms "is a Circular Project Development company which is developing 200 large scale closed loop farms around the world in the next 10 years."
http://orbital.farm
Editorial Comment:  Orbital Farms is one of those few CEA businesses I mentioned above

The House of Green - buildings that bring nature inside
http://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20240420-12-stunning-buildings-that-bring-nature-inside

World's first zero waste restaurant
http://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p0hs7sj4/world-s-first-zero-waste-restaurant-without-a-single-bin

Planning Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems:  From Soil to Soil By Julia Freedgood  (ISBN 9781032276861)
http://www.routledge.com/Planning-Sustainable-and-Resilient-Food-Systems-From-Soil-to-Soil/Freedgood /p/book/9781032276861

Making urban agriculture more sustainable
http://www.agritecture.com/blog/how-can-we-make-urban-agriculture-more-sustainable

"World's largest coastal regeneration project" - mangroves for Dubai
http://amp.cnn.com/cnn/travel/dubai-mangroves-design-spc
hat tip Bethany Leach Parmley

A microfarm in LA
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/article/2024/may/15/urban-microfarm-farming-environment

The organization which helps homeowners go from lawn to microfarm in LA
http://www.cropswapla.org/


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by Cat on Thu May 23rd, 2024 at 02:34:25 PM EST
I remember one experiment from decades ago in which plants were grown in a higher CO2 atmosphere and showed more growth but the plants were leggy, as the term goes, and generally more susceptible to pest damage.

Solar IS Civil Defense
by gmoke on Thu May 23rd, 2024 at 06:25:55 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Thu May 23rd, 2024 at 08:44:12 PM EST
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