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UK: Flock brought in to graze across from Buckingham Palace

Six rare breed sheep have been chauffeured in for a daily shift of munching.

Woolly visitors part of a conservation effort aimed at increasing biodiversity in London’s Green Park

By Margaret Evans
CBC News
Aug 25, 2017

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There’ve been some unusual visitors to the royal postal code in London over the past week — a crack team of modern choppers brought in to help trim some troublesome patches of meadow in Green Park, just opposite Buckingham Palace.

“These are London sheep, these are,” Davis says. “Born and bred in the East End.” Davis said he’s proud to be re-introducing agriculture to the city.

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India: Hyderabad Government campaign intends to encourage the citizens in twin cities to adopt Urban Farming

“The potential capacity to produce more than 50 lakh kg vegetables and fruits by the households in twin cities and in the suburban areas should be garnered by adopting urban farming,” he averred

By VRC Phaniharan
The Hans India
Aug 19,2017

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The Telangana Horticulture Department is all set to launch a unique campaign to increase the green cover as well as provide organic vegetables daily to the city residents.

Dubbed as ‘Own and Produce Your Oxygen’, the mass awareness campaign intends to encourage the citizens in twin cities to adopt Urban Farming.

Explaining the twin benefits from the programme, Horticulture Department Commissioner L Venkatrami Reddy said the city has been witnessing increase in pollution affecting the health of people.

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Levi’s Sports Stadium, Fueled by Rooftop Farm, Returns With New Concessions

Levi’s Stadium.

The Organic Coup, Oren’s Hummus Shop, and Off the Grid trucks have been added

By Caleb Pershan
San Francisco Eater
Aug 18, 2017

The biggest development of the last two years at the stadium, in terms of food, has likely been the Faithful Farm. That garden was built as the first-ever rooftop farm at an NFL stadium, and it’s produced nearly two tons of food, much of it served right on premises. Baba ganoush sold at games, for example, uses eggplant and herbs from the Faithful Farm.

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