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It’s pretty cool how people can use shipping containers.  We’ve seen people use shipping containers and transform them into homes, hotels, business.  In fact, here is an amazing collection photos of how people have used shipping containers.  People sure are creative!  And best of all, the containers aren’t all that expensive.  The possibilities...

Each Smart Floating Farm would be a triple-decker barge, featuring a fish farm, hydroponic garden and rooftop solar panels (Credit: Smart Floating Farms) With the world’s population expected to hit 9.1 billion by 2050, coupled with the growing effects of climate change on our ability to grow crops, a company out of Barcelona has proposed a solution to feeding the...

This post is originally from commercialappeal.com Some people are happy with a patio tomato on the porch. Willie Anderson, 82, took container gardening to another level; he planted tomatoes, cucumbers, corn, okra, squash, peppers and eggplants in five-gallon plastic buckets in his yard in Red Banks, Mississippi. He now has plants in more than 1,000 buckets. Willie...

Alyssa Anderson, daughter of a beekeeper, holds a baby bee in a California orchard.Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice Source: earthjustice.org San Francisco, CA — Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected U.S. EPA’s approval of the neonicotinoid insecticide “sulfoxaflor.” The Court concluded that EPA violated federal law when it approved sulfoxaflor...

“A street in Brooklyn has vegetables growing for people to pick for free, amazing idea. ‪#‎foodisfree‬” -Danny Tyler ...

Source of this post is www.express.co.uk A RETIRED teacher who spent £5,000 of his life savings creating an urban garden paradise on wasteland has been ordered to destroy it. Jam Imani Rad put his life savings into creating the garden Jam Imani Rad, 65, installed statues, trellises and stone structures and dozens of plants to create the green outdoor haven outside...

“An obese mother-of-two who lives on benefits says she needs more of taxpayers’ money to overhaul her unhealthy lifestyle.  Christina Briggs, 26, says she hates being 160 kilos but she can’t do anything about it because she can only afford junk food. Meanwhile, exercise is out of the question because she doesn’t have the funds to join a gym.” Unemployed Christina gets...

Source: Whole Foods Market: UOG’ers know all too well about the top 5 Genetically Engineered crops grown and consumed here in the United States of America. Sugar Beets – A lot of people actually don’t know about this one. Soy – Yup!  Pretty much in everything. Canola – No Canola Oil in my kitchen. Cotton – Like the shirt you’re wearing, Corn – This...

In the “WTF Food News”, I’ll highlight some food stories from the previous weeks that make you tilt your head, curl your brow, lift your shoulders and make that face like you thought you had to fart, but something else came out. Here is the July 2011 installment: Fried Kool-Aid a fair hit, Chicken Charlie says County fairs give us such health conscious...

I am gonna start to write a new monthly post and call it the “WTF Food News.” In the post I’ll highlight some food stories from the previous weeks that make you tilt your head, curl your brow, lift your shoulders and make that face like you thought you had to fart, but something else came out. So here is the first installment: Care2: Is China Manufacturing Plastic Rice? This article is citing a source that was in Korean, but the sad part is that it isn’t out of the realm of being completely viable. If it’s...