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New tech sheds light on the future of food

New tech sheds light on the future of food

Vertical farming is taking root in such cities as New York, Chicago, Tokyo and Singapore since it requires no soil, saves space and energy while improving crop yield, according to a July 2014 article in Live Science.

Inside the looming food crisis

In May, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs met in Washington, D.C. and predicted a collision between the growing global food crisis, a demand for high-quality meat and dairy and a climate system of storms, floods, heat waves and droughts that have only diminished crop yields, according to a May article in National Geographic.

Good food on every table

With support from The Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust, FamilyFarmed.org is launching the Good Food Business Accelerator, a fellows program for food and farm entrepreneurs supported by Chicago’s 1871, as outlined in a blog on Huffingtonpost.com by FamilyFarmed.org President Jim Slama.