Agriculture

Frank Fritz assembles and labels the bins for a pilot composting program last July. (Photo courtesy The Washington ComPost at GW.)

George Washington University
Students are leading the battle against food waste in cities. From local start-ups to wholesale retailers, young entrepreneurs seek new ways of rerouting food waste into innovative ideas.
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IaaC)
Projects like the Smart Floating Farms can help change some of the existing paradigms which have led us to the present situation and open new possibilities which can improve the quality of human life and the environment.
The George Washington University
What's your hidden water footprint?

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George Washington University
Global Food Challenge Emerging Leader Ayse Muratoglu begins her series on how food waste is a critical issue in food sustainability.
The George Washington University
Floating Farms is an innovative and sustainable idea from Forward Thinking Architecture in Barcelona that would bring food closer to the ever expanding urban populations while also creating more farming 'land' (a quickly dwindling resource) by... Read More
The George Washington University
This infographic shows how growing urban environments such as Washington, DC are using green roofs to help create jobs, save the water systems and rivers, reduce energy use and educate younger generations.
Sustainable Agriculture at 10,000 Feet
Planet Forward
How do we solve the problems of malnutrition and challenging climate conditions at 10,000 ­plus feet above sea level in Peru?
Roger Williams University
Blue Skys Farm is a small farm located in Cranston, Rhode Island that is operated by Christina Dedora. The farm is about 2 acres of land and is currently producing lettuce, arugula, and spinach. This farm produces different fruits and vegetables... Read More
Hydroponics at RWU
Hydroponics at RWU
Roger Williams University
BRISTOL R.I.__ Nestled by the Mt. Hope Bay lies the campus of Roger Williams University and is home to a state of the art science building where salt water tanks line the labs, except for one. The self-sustaining Hydroponics system that the club... Read More

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