Farm/er feature

Recirculating Farms Grow in New Orleans!

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Doug Jacobs moved to New Orleans from Colorado to attend Tulane University, and the people and sense of community there made an impact on him. Also, the need for affordable, fresh food was so apparent, it prompted him to start planning creation of recirculating farm projects around the city. With business development support from Tulane’s […]

Green jobs

BrightFarms is Hiring Recirculating Farmers!

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BrightFarms, a New York-based company, is hiring growers to operate state-of-the-art greenhouses on site at supermarkets starting in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. ….and they want you to share in ownership and management of these new green businesses! Brightfarms is building a network of growers to supply supermarkets with locally-grown produce including lettuce, tomatoes, and herbs. The […]

Organizational

TEDx Manhattan – Changing the Way We Eat

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Recirculating Farms Coalition executive director, Marianne Cufone, gave a presentation at the TEDx Manhattan conference on January 21, 2012. The theme was “Changing The Way We Eat.” Marianne told conference viewers about everything recirculating farms, what they are and why they can be a part of rebuilding a healthy, sustainable food culture. Recirculating farms include […]

Misc.

Cities IN the Water?

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Recently, Salon.com published an article entitled “the city that floats.” This piece explained that many cities, like London, are beginning to design INTO nearby bodies of water. The article affirms that with limited space and a greater demand for “more elbow room”, cities have begun “to hike up their trousers and wade into their waterways.” […]

Organizational

Giving THANKS to all of you!

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The Recirculating Farms Coalition is very thankful for all the support, enthusiasm and input from all our friends and partners working toward a healthier future for ourselves and our planet. Thank YOU for everything you do! Thanksgiving is a traditional holiday that reminds us to be thankful for everything we enjoy in our lives. Historically, […]

Farm/er feature

A Fish (well, actually many) Grows in Brooklyn?

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Recirculating farms are popping up all over the U.S. Do you know about any in your community? If so, please tell us! We are putting together a map of recirculating farms so people can find them and be able to get their products more easily. Some colleges are now teaching recirculating farming.  At CUNY’s Brooklyn […]

Farm basics

Growing Local Food in Recirculating Farms

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With increasing fuel costs, concerns about climate change and a demand for fresher food, the notion of eating local – trying to buy and eat food grown nearby – is gaining in popularity each day. And recirculating farms are helping to push this movement forward! While many families, schools and restaurants are turning to farmers […]