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Moyo Waterfront Restaurant and Urban Farm in Cape Town, South Africa

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Restaurant and Urban Farm uses aquaponic farming systems to raise fish and vegetables in concert for fine, fresh dining.

Via DesignBoom,
Via Tsai Design Studio: Moyo Waterfront Restaurant + Urban Farm
Oct 6, 2013

Excerpt:

Combining architecture with agriculture, the new development ‘Moyo’ by South African Firm Tsai Design Studio features a two storey restaurant and open air market. Located at the V&A Waterfront on Cape Town’s historic working harbor, the site is a major tourist destination with over 23 million visitors per year. The project sought to tell a story through food and the full cycle it goes through, from preparation to plate. The theatrical display of food in all its stages informs the the overall layout;

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Five Examples of Successful Urban Agriculture Done Differently Around the World

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Food Field, Detroit, Michigan – FARM:shop and FARM:London, London, United Kingdom – Sky Greens, Singapore – The Distributed Urban Farming Initiative, Bryan, Texas – Sharing Backyards, throughout Canada, The United States and New Zealand

By Emily Salshutz
FoodTank
Oct 14, 2013

Excerpt:

Sixty percent of the global population is predicted to live in cities by the year 2030, and feeding those people will become more challenging without innovative solutions for growing and distributing food in urban environments. Urban agriculture is often difficult because of space limitations, but that has not stopped people from raising animals, growing fruits and vegetables, and even beekeeping in cities.

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