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A video about European community gardens

Chiasso, Bruxelles, Paris, Milano, Roma, London, Berlin, Barcelona

By Mariella Bussolati
Orto diffuso
2012

Gardens on Video

Chiasso:
Orti condivisi

Bruxelles:
Jardin urbain, Potager,
Potagger 8mq, Tur et Taxis

Paris:
Poireau agile, Potager des oiseau,
Jardin du Ruisseau, Ecobox, Falbala

Milano:
Papaveri rossi/Precotto

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CNN: See Singapore’s high-rise urban farms


Over 100 aluminum A-frames, some as tall as nine-meters, are used to grow vegetables at the farm. Building is on-going and there are plans to add up to 2,000 in the next few years.

Urban farming looking up in Singapore

By Liz Neisloss
CNN
Dec 10, 2012

Excerpt:

Less than 20 miles from Singapore’s skyscrapers is a completely different set of high-rise towers.

Much smaller in scale but with a big ambition, over 100 nine-meter tall towers at Sky Greens vertical farm offer a new vision of urban sustainability.

Green vegetables like bak choi and Chinese cabbage are grown, stacked in greenhouses, and sold at local supermarkets.

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