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Women In Agriculture: Changing the Landscape for Female Farmers

October 24, 2014 |

Though women have always played a significant role in the agricultural landscape, in recent years that landscape appears to be changing.  Women are clearly acquiring greater roles both in capacity...

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Urban Agriculture

Though women have always played a significant role in the agricultural landscape, in recent years that landscape appears to be changing.  Women are clearly acquiring greater roles both in capacity and in numbers. At the...

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Food policy is dynamic and complex. It deals with how food is produced, processed, distributed, and purchased. According to a publication from Duke entitled “What is Food Policy“, food policy makers regulate food-related industries, establish...

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In every field, there are paragons that define it – the types of individuals whose impacts are awe-inspiring, towering in the sense in which their magnitude is asserted. Like any field, sustainability has no shortage of...

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In my previous article, I mentioned the importance of food sovereignty and knowing your impact on the food industry. Consumers have a choice to make when it comes to food, but what’s healthy and what’s...

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Urban Planning & Design

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Urban Food Deserts: Sustaining Solutions

October 10, 2014 |

In my previous article, I mentioned the importance of food sovereignty and knowing your impact on the food industry. Consumers have a choice to make when it comes to food,...

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4 International High-Performance Cities

September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Urban Gardening for Seniors

September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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New Urbanism: Designing Cities for Lifestyle

September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Call to Action: Solutions for Urban Leaders

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Green Infrastructure & Integrated Vegetation

At PowerHouse Growers, we believe that one of the premier tools, if not the premier tool, for researching green roofs and green walls is the International Greenroof & Greenwall Projects Database hosted by Greenroofs.com. Containing...

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In an increasingly urbanized world, urban and community planners, architects, and designers are all looking for ways to decrease the harmful effects of city life, especially in throughout Africa and Asia. The negative effects of...

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Many urbanites want to try urban gardening but feel defeated when it comes to the lack of space they often encounter. Despite this obstacle and others, there are now some perfect solutions available to urban...

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Water-absorbing vegetation now grows on several renowned buildings in North America. just over a decade ago when it designed and developed a living roof on top of the Dearborn Truck Plant. The in New York,...

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Sustainability isn’t just trending anymore. In fact, it’s becoming an essential part of life, especially if we’re to continue living the way we live presently. And considering that we would need more than four Earths...

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In 1920, the reputed architect developed  the as the pillars of modern architecture style. One important concept within it has been gaining more attention in recent years: rooftop gardens. According to Le Corbusier, roof gardens are an...

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