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Using natural concepts as models for solutions in the human world is a process called biomimicry and in this story, Lee Allen takes us to...

Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture Lab to Home Gardens: Countertop Tissue Culture


Just as hydroponics was once the tool of scientists until growers modified the technology for their own use, tissue culture is now being...

Farm to Table: Culinary Delights in Northern New Mexico Farm to Table: Culinary Delights in Northern New Mexico Farm to Table: Culinary Delights in Northern New Mexico Farm to Table: Culinary Delights in Northern New Mexico


The geography, scenery, and culture in Northern New Mexico are fascinating. And so are the local culinary establishments. Barb Shaw scouted...

Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space Food and the Final Frontier: How Researchers Intend to Grow Plants in Space


Here is a closer look at one program in Arizona experimenting with controlled-environment growing for space travel.

Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London Farm to Table: Growing Underground in London


A major street in one of the biggest and busiest capital cities of the world isn’t the obvious place to go looking for a farm. But then...

Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City Farming & the City: Starting a Farm in the City


So, you’re thinking about engaging in one of the oldest livelihoods in an area where there is very little arable land? Here's what you need...

You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co. You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co. You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co. You Tell Us: Good Green Earth Co.


With a focus on composting organic waste, Good Green Earth live up to their name by using centuries-old sustainable biotechnology called...

Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec Les Urbainculteurs: A Closer Look at Urban Gardening in Quebec


Since 2009, Les Urbainculteurs have worked towards the development of a productive and innovative urban agriculture in the Quebec area.

Farm to Table: the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica Farm to Table: the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica Farm to Table: the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica Farm to Table: the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica


Jamaica’s famous Rockhouse Hotel has established an on-site microfarm to provide its restaurants with the freshest produce possible.

You Tell Us: Growth Science Nutrients You Tell Us: Growth Science Nutrients You Tell Us: Growth Science Nutrients You Tell Us: Growth Science Nutrients


With a goal of bringing more of a scientific focus into the business of growing, Eric Sharp founded Santa Cruz-based Growth Science...

Talking Shop with Goldleaf Hydroponics Talking Shop with Goldleaf Hydroponics Talking Shop with Goldleaf Hydroponics Talking Shop with Goldleaf Hydroponics


When Bloomington’s only hydro store closed last fall, former employees saw an opportunity to fill the void.

Grow Lighting: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Grow Lighting: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Grow Lighting: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter Grow Lighting: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter


Get the latest updates on grow lighting from these top influencers on Twitter.

Grow Green with G8LED Technology Grow Green with G8LED Technology Grow Green with G8LED Technology Grow Green with G8LED Technology


Started by electrical engineers who took an interest in indoor gardening, G8LED manufactures and tests high-quality grow lights to give...

Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing Sundrop Farms: Growing Something Out of Nothing


Sundrop Farms has figured out how to make the desert bloom using sunlight, seawater, and little else.

Next Generation Hydroponic Farming: Desert Greens H2O Next Generation Hydroponic Farming: Desert Greens H2O Next Generation Hydroponic Farming: Desert Greens H2O Next Generation Hydroponic Farming: Desert Greens H2O


2016 was one hell of a year so far for Tom Blount, systems designer and grower at Desert Greens H2O.

Meet the Maximum Yield Team at the San Jose GrowX Show, June 3-4 2017 Meet the Maximum Yield Team at the San Jose GrowX Show, June 3-4 2017 Meet the Maximum Yield Team at the San Jose GrowX Show, June 3-4 2017 Meet the Maximum Yield Team at the San Jose GrowX Show, June 3-4 2017


Maximum Yield is hosting a new series of indoor gardening trade shows and is kicking things off in San Jose on June 3-4, 2017 with the...

GrowX Modern Growing Expo: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter GrowX Modern Growing Expo: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter GrowX Modern Growing Expo: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter GrowX Modern Growing Expo: Top Feeds to Follow on Twitter


Planning on attending the GrowX Modern Growing Trade Show + Conference in San Jose, CA on June 3-4? Make sure you’re following these key...

Stretch-Tie: Makers of the Expandable Twist Tie Stretch-Tie: Makers of the Expandable Twist Tie Stretch-Tie: Makers of the Expandable Twist Tie Stretch-Tie: Makers of the Expandable Twist Tie


Like many new things, the Stretch-Tie was developed to replace outdated technology.

Talking Shop with Lil Shop of Growers Talking Shop with Lil Shop of Growers Talking Shop with Lil Shop of Growers Talking Shop with Lil Shop of Growers


Lil Shop of Growers is fueled by an old-school idea: a business should focus on people and relationships rather than profits.

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