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Ag Innovations to Save the World?

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Touch the Soil News #522 Inhabitat http://inhabitat.com/ recently came forth with 7 agricultural innovations that could save the world. While that might be a rather large claim, seeing what they came up with is interesting: 1. Algorithmic Agriculture. Uses algorithms to determine complex planting patterns using diverse crops that improve ecological resilience. 2. Food Forests. Community groups organizing around permaculture principles to create neighborhood food forests for everyone to eat from and work in. 3. Ring Garden. A gigantic garden ring that is solar powered, desalinates water and moves trays of food in a circle for exposure to light and watering at the bottom. 4. Rainwater Harvesting. Mostly from capturing…

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