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Urban Oasis In The News!

Urban Oasis In The News!

Two weeks ago we had James McKay from Fox 13 Tampa Bay join us to film a story about the farm! Check out the story below.    TAMPA (FOX 13) - Vertical farming: Growing veggies at new heights On a small patch of land in the middle of Tampa's sprawling metropolis, a 21st Century farm is growing some of the Bay Area's best produce without using pesticides or even soil. It's called Urban Oasis and it's growing rows of rainbow Swiss chard, Napa cabbage, beets and sweet green peas, among other things. But it's more than what they're growing that...

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A Return To Food

A Return To Food

“The average American currently spends just 27 minutes a day on food preparation. That’s half the amount of time that was spent cooking in 1965.”- Michael Pollan, 2015, Cooked.  A Return To Food That 27 minutes isn't always preparing real nutritious food but rather spent microwaving new versions of tv-type dinners, or rehydrating and heating up something that's been ripped of its nutritional value, dried, and stored in a box for the last 6 months. All of this coincides with America's ever-increasing heart disease, diabetes, and a plethora of other "Western" illnesses that could very well be curbed with the best...

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The Role of Hydroponics in the Agriculture/Climate Change Nexus

The Role of Hydroponics in the Agriculture/Climate Change Nexus

Vertical Hydroponic Farming is changing how we produce food for the better and is addressing the consequences of climate change in the process. Since 1970, temperatures in the Southeast have risen by nearly 2° F, with higher temperatures observed during the summer months (National Climate Assessment, 2014). The seemingly small increase in temperature creates a detrimental set of threats that include decreases in agricultural output due to drought and flooding events. Florida has suffered a marked increase of extreme weather events including broken heat, rainfall, and drought records. It is estimated that over the next 100 years, Florida's average temperature will increase...

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Artisan Pop-Up Market at Urban Oasis

Artisan Pop-Up Market at Urban Oasis

Join us for a very special farmer's market on Saturday December 3rd at our farm!  5416 W. Linebaugh Ave.  We want to do something a little different, something that brings the community together to celebrate local artisans.  Mark you calendars for our Farmer's Market at Urban Oasis: Holiday Edition! event on December 3rd! This market day will feature many great local vendors bringing you some unique, artisanal products! On the vendor lineup we have: Numa Nursery Pinellas Chocolate Company Hoofprint Knits SunflowersRus Vintage Travelin Stonez Jewelry Rob Seal Honey Megan's Vegan Bread More to come! We will also have holiday crafts and face...

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End of Season Market at Urban Oasis Farm Saturday June 4th, 2016

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End of Season Market at Urban Oasis Farm Saturday June 4th, 2016

We are celebrating the close of a great season and invite you to visit us on Saturday June 4th. We will have the final harvest from the Spring crop for sale and will also make available all of our "blemished" harvest at a discount (think tomatoes for sauce and stew, cucumbers for pickling, etc).In addition to our fresh produce, we have local grass fed beef, honey, and eggs available!Free Farm Tours will be given every 30 minutes throughout the day by Farm Girl Trista Brophy. This is a great chance to see behind the scenes and learn how we grow...

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