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Rooftop kindergarten farm in Vietnam to feed children

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Vo Trong Nghia Architects

de zeen magazine
June 28, 2013

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A knot-shaped rooftop will be used as a vegetable garden at this kindergarten by Vo Trong Nghia Architects that’s under construction in Dong Nai, Vietnam.

Set to complete later this year, the Farming Kindergarten is designed by Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects as a prototype for sustainable school design, where children can learn how to grow their own food.

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The Lawn Goodbye

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Michael and Jennifer Foti’s once unproductive front yard gets a makeover. Photo by Fritz Haeg.

Americans spend more than 30 billion dollars on lawn care each year

By Arnie Cooper
Dwell

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“Flip through any Greek cookbook with a decent number of pictures and you’re instantly aware that tomatoes and eggplants are 50 percent of the ingredients,” she says. And when they tired of moussaka, Jennifer whipped up Indian recipes like masala green beans with fenugreek and bhagan bharta, an eggplant dish. It was, however, her grandmother’s “Chicago Hots,” a relish made with cherry tomatoes, celery, bell pepper, and onion that turned out to be the most popular.

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