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Visiting the Concept of Agrihoods

Touch the Soil News #1456 (Feature photo – Urban Farm – CCA SA 4.0 International, Oztafi US) UrbanLand journalist Kevin Brass brings us a detailed discovery of Agrihoods – neighborhoods built around urban farms that feed residents. You can read the full story here: https://urbanland.uli.org/planning-design/what-does-the-farmer-say-about-agrihoods/

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The New Minimalist Phone – Finally, Disconnecting From the Internet

Positive Future #591 (Feature photo – Minimalist Phone – courtesy of Mudita) New Atlas Technology brings is news about the minimalist 2-ink phone that gives us our lives back by ditching the internet. What is interesting is that this new Kickstarter company already has $231,615 in pledges to meet its original $100,000 goal. That should…

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Mangroves in Maynmar Replanted with Drones

Positive Future #590 (Feature photo – Mangrove Trees – By see other version – transferred from English wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1867805) Being able to restore and maintain critical forests and shorelines by drone seeding is no small discovery. BrightVibes brings us the story here: https://brightvibes.com/1460/en/tree-planting-drones-fire-seed-missiles-into-myanmar

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Visiting Gotham Greens – Oldest Rooftop Hydroponic Greenhouse

Touch the Soil News #1455 (Feature photo – Hydroponics – CCA SA 2.0 Generic, Ryan Somma) Now, even the Weather Channel is getting into the population issue as it looks at an enterprise that seeks to feed more people in a more environmentally friendly way. You can read the story here: https://weather.com/forecast-change/marketing/news/2019-10-07-urban-farming-hydroponics-help-feed-world-saving-water

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Lab Grown Meat

Touch the Soil News #1454 (Feature photo – Lab Grown Meat – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, World Economic Forum) FoodMarket News brings us updates on lab-grown meat. Different from meat substitutes made from plant materials, lab-grown meat are muscle cells fed and grown artificially. You can read more of the story here: https://www.foodmarket.com/News/A/1154263/0/Lab-Grown-Meat-Start-Up-Raises-14-Million-to-Build-Production-Plant

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Will the StreetScooter Outflank Tesla in the Electric Delivery Van Market?

Positive Future #588 (Feature photo – StreetScooter Delivery Van – CCA SA 4.0 International, Superbass) CleanTechnica journalist Steve Hanley brings us news of the growing fleets of electric delivery vans by StreetScooter. The kicker is that StreetScooter is owned by Deutsche Post – one of the world’s largest delivery companies. Deutsche Post is using its…

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