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GROWKIT – The Urban Agriculture Kit for Beginners

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A Growbag (equipment + potting soil), a Growpack (plug plants + organic fertilizer) and a Growguide (a set of audio classes).

From their Indiegogo site
2017

Excerpt:

Noocity Urban Ecology is a start-up based in Oporto (Portugal) focused on the facilitation of Urban Agriculture. The name Noocity comes from mixing the prefix NOO, representing collective consciousness (based on the noosphere concept), with the word CITY, representing the urban universe.

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April 25, 2017   Comments Off on GROWKIT – The Urban Agriculture Kit for Beginners

Whimsical idea turns into urban farm in Metro Atalnta

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Tania Herbert, who heads the Urban Agriculture program at the Paideia School, instructs elementary student on how to grow produce.

“I really want them to see where their food comes from, but I also want them to see that our food goes to people who can’t afford it.”

By H.M. Cauley
For the Atlanta Journal Constitution
April 18, 2017

Excerpt:

The idea to cultivate the beds came to then-Paideia mom Tania Herbert, who eyed the spot near the elementary school classrooms and saw a way for the youngest kids to have some outdoor fun. But it’s now become a school-wide program for Paideia’s 900 students that taps into several areas of study and offers hands-on learning experiences.

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April 25, 2017   Comments Off on Whimsical idea turns into urban farm in Metro Atalnta