farming

Supporting local agriculture - a farmer transplants rice

A farmer works to transplant rice. (International Rice Research Institute)

Eco-Business
A pioneering, crowdfunding platform is bringing individual investors and farmers together for a shared stake in Philippines' agriculture.
The Leafy Green Machine could revolutionize farming.
The Leafy Green Machine could revolutionize farming.
George Washington University
The Leafy Green Machine could revolutionize the future of farming.

A panel from the indoor farm Aeroponics Model 325.

Iowa State Daily
Indoor farming is a new type of farming that can be self-contained and put into indoor spaces.
The George Washington University
Our fall Planet Forward Salon brought food expert and NPR correspondent Allison Aubrey to George Washington University to discuss methods of "Telling the Story of Wasted Food."

Photo: Kid Power DC

American University School of Communication
Urban gardening could be the next step in tackling conflicts with public health in the DMV and its food delivery system.
Featured Contributor
This winter or spring break -- instead of going on school vacation -- consider how you can turn your time off into a time on for learning and serving the earth.

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Nexus Media
Rising temperatures are turning farming into a high-wire tightrope act. In a hotter, drier, more volatile world, growers have little room to make mistakes, and agricultural know-how is quickly becoming a prized commodity.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Throwback Thursday: In preparation for next Friday's Urban Agriculture Symposium, we're highlighting this piece about DC rooftop farming company Up Top Acres. You'll see the farm director at the symposium.
The George Washington University
This details the work of DC UrbanGreens and how its greenhouse farm aims to grow food to support the local community.      
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.

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