Newell High School named state winner in STEM competition, receives $20,000 in technology | Belle Fourche | rapidcityjournal.com

Katie Braaton has a goal in mind for the sometimes forgotten elderly population in the Newell, Nisland and Vale area: that each of them has access to organic food.

Source: Newell High School named state winner in STEM competition, receives $20,000 in technology | Belle Fourche | rapidcityjournal.com

Growing gains in Whitman collect momentum | Features | News | South Philly Review

FOCUS Foods is trying to fund and convert a 110,000-square foot space atop a grocery store in Cheltenham into an aquaponic farm raising fish and greens with a system that cycles nutrients. In Harleysville, Brian Haentze is converting an old chicken house into a 4,000-square foot aquaponic greenhouse that will feed the Desmond Hotel in Malvern. At Cheyney University, Herban Farms is experimenting with hydroponics and sourcing 7,000 basil plants a week to Acme, Giant and Wegmans. And in Yardley, New York-based BrightFarms opened its first hydropnic greenhouse in 2013 and sells 800,000 containers of greens to 70 regional supermarkets.

Source: Growing gains in Whitman collect momentum | Features | News | South Philly Review

Video: Buckingham’s Maximuck’s Farm staying ripe in the winter – The Intelligencer: Food, Restaurants & Dining | The Intelligencer | Bucks & Montgomery Counties

Buckingham’s Maximuck’s Farm has been supplying local supermarkets and restaurants with vegetables all year long thanks to their use of greenhouses and hydroponics.

Source: Video: Buckingham’s Maximuck’s Farm staying ripe in the winter – The Intelligencer: Food, Restaurants & Dining | The Intelligencer | Bucks & Montgomery Counties

From N16 to SW9: How London’s Urban Farmers are Cultivating the City – Modern Farmer

From the UK’s first acquaponic vertical farm to a bee apiary that spans the city’s gardens and rooftops, a new generation of farmers are transforming London into an urban acreage.

Source: From N16 to SW9: How London’s Urban Farmers are Cultivating the City – Modern Farmer