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An Introduction to Urban Agriculture

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The purpose of Urban Agriculture: • Urban Food Security – ensures that good quality fresh food is freely available to city dwellers at a fair price by producing it as near to the points-of-sale as possible. • Reduces the carbon footprint by eliminating the logistics of supplying fresh produce markets from sources lying great distances […]

Hydroponics

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Hydroponics began in the 1930’s in the USA as an outgrowth of the culture techniques used by plant physiologists in plant nutrition experiments in the USA. It did not begin with the Hanging Gardens of Babylon as many might incorrectly pre-suppose. There were no compound chemicals available then and at best the Hanging Gardens were […]