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Practical guide ‘Rooftop greenhouses’

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English edition just published

ZFarming
Feb 2015

The practical guide on the idea, planning and implementation of rooftop greenhouses entitled “There’s something growing on the roof” has now been translated into English. It has been produced on the basis of the comprehensive and professional knowledge-output of the three-year research project “ZFarm – Urban Agriculture of the Future”.

It can either be used as an inspiration for developing ideas of rooftop farming, or it can even serve as practical assistance for planning and implementing a concrete greenhouse project.

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Michelle Obama, Big Bird and Billy Eichner want kids to eat fresh fruits and vegetables

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“At Sesame Street, we’re committed to helping children grow up smarter, stronger, and kinder, and an important part of being stronger is being healthy.”

Press Release
Produce Marketing Association
Feb 17, 2015

Newark, Del. — The fresh produce industry’s efforts to inspire children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables through ‘eat brighter!’, a movement forged by Produce Marketing Association (PMA), Sesame Street and the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), is gaining national attention this week through a video starring First Lady Michelle Obama, Sesame Street’s Big Bird, and NBC Parks and Recreation actor and FunnyOrDie.com comedian Billy Eichner of Billy on the Street.

Billy Eichner is an Emmy-nominated comedian whose work can be viewed on the award-winning comedy website, Funny Or Die, co-founded by Will Ferrell. Billy’s popularity with the millennial audience is anchored by his 2 million+ following, and his reach is growing. Billy on The Street episodes, a recurring segment on the website, will begin to air on TBS’ TruTV. His work can also be viewed on Tuesday evenings on NBC’s Park and Recreation, starring Amy Poehler.

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Honey on Tap Directly From Your Beehive!

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It’s the beekeepers dream…

From their website:

Turn a tap and watch as pure fresh clean honey flows right out of the hive and into your jar. No mess, no fuss, no expensive processing equipment and the bees are hardly even disturbed.

“This really is a revolution, you can see into the hive, see when the honey is ready and take it away in such a gentle way.”

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