The Rise of Vertical Farming

Once upon a time it would be fair to say that just a set amount of countries in the world had the ability to develop crops all year-round. Now, the situation has turned on its head. Vertical farming is something which has hardly hit the industry with a bang, but it’s slowly getting there. Companies across the world are starting to tap into the technology; with some even developing solutions that sit beneath dense urban cities to facilitate plant growth.…

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A Walkable City & Healthier Residents

I recently had the opportunity to compare a walkable urban city with my own Silicon Valley suburb. I have read about the environmental benefits of the “New Urbanism”. On a recent visit to Washington, D.C., I observed the health benefits of an urban lifestyle. I was surprised that residents of Washington, D.C. appeared more trim and physically fit than my health-conscious California neighbors.

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