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After years of nerve-racking food scares from “melamine milk” to “glow-in-the-dark” pork and “exploding watermelons” urban China is starting to embrace the shoots of a new, green revolution and is going organic.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8544851/China-goes-organic-after-years-of-glow-in-the-dark-pork-and-exploding-watermelons.html

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A Hydroponic firm, which is also a longtime supplier to marijuana growers, reinvents itself a gives a whole new meaning to the term ‘homegrown’.
http://www.vancouversun.com/Hydroponic+firm+gives+homegrown+whole+meaning/4828654/story.html

“Plant this Movie” is a documentary directed by Karney Hatch that is currently in the making. The documentary will explore urban agriculture in cities in the US, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The best thing about the documentary is that you will literally be able to “Plant this Movie”. A packet of vegetable seeds will accompany each DVD, whose cardboard covers will be soaked in a nutrient solution. So, with the seeds and DVD cardboard cover, you will be able to begin your own urban farm. To read more and to find out ways to support the film, follow this link: http://www.cityfarmer.info/2011/05/30/%E2%80%9Cplant-this-movie%E2%80%9D-an-urban-farming-documentary-in-the-making/

A soil free, sustainable urban garden helps BOCES students ‘come together’
http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110522/BUSINESS/105220321/Soil-free-sustainable-garden-helps-BOCES-students-come-together-?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|PoughkeepsieJournal.com|s

19 Studies link genetically modified (GMO) foods to organ disruption
http://urbangardenmagazine.com/2011/05/6038/

Detroit is the leading role model for Urban Gardening in the United States. Residents of the city are transforming numerous abandoned lots into luscious gardens.
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/17/imagining-detroit/

Learn how to make raised beds with 4 steel corner braces without the need of hardware.
http://www.cityfarmer.info/2011/05/18/make-raised-beds-with-four-steel-corner-braces-no-hardware-is-needed/