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Yes We Have No Bananas

(4 pm. – promoted by ek hornbeck)

Fresh vegetables via AFP

Fish and vegetables grow without soil on Gaza rooftops

By Agence France-Presse

Friday, October 26, 2012 22:30 EDT

Abu Ahmed looks out over a sea of grey, empty Gaza rooftops, and smiles as he looks back at the lush greenery sprouting in tubs and pipes on top of his apartment building.

He is part of a United Nations agency project to introduce cutting-edge urban agriculture to Gaza City, teaching Palestinians to farm without soil in the space available to them in one of the world’s most densely populated places…

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  1. BobbyK

    I wonder what the fish shit would do to THC levels though. Would it be really good shit?

  2. terryhallinan

    I was just beginning some thoughts and meant to save a draft but this garden and synergistic fish farm in Gaza was astonishing to me.

    Calgary, Canada, is fighting rooftop farming that is being established in Vancouver as well as various locations in the U.S. because they are afraid roofs might fall in or something.

    The title refers to the mutant interspecies sterile hybrids, bananas, that any good organic farmer knows should be banned or at least labeled as GMO’s.

    Not everybody agrees with me (LOL!) that organic produce is a marketing tool of little merit that actually increases global warming and even chemical use in some instances.

    Thank you for your comments.

    Best,  Terry

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