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Food Desert

  • problem definition/description
  • existing initiatives that address food deserts (there are a lot, so just sticking to what came up in this thread related to PL)
    • Newark Green Community Garden
    • Growing Power
    • etc
  • research directions

Questions on Food Deserts:

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Can we share examples of food buying collectives in food deserts? @wward1400 10 months ago

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Food Quality

  • problem definition/description
  • research directions
    • food fraud (link to Yagiz' work on olive/peanut oil spectroscopy)
    • nutrient density experiments

Questions on Food:

Title Author Updated Likes
Can we share examples of food buying collectives in food deserts? @wward1400 10 months ago
DIY methods for nitrate detection in food? @fez over 2 years ago

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Food Growing Research

  • Infrared imagery for plant health
    • in cover crop monitoring (FarmHack)
    • in crop surveillance (FarmHack, other farms)
    • in community gardens evaluating/demonstrating their practices (Green Community Garden)
  • Multispectral analysis for plant health
  • Tracking outputs
    • Farming Concrete / Five Borough Farm
    • more here....

Activities:

Purpose Category Status Author Time Difficulty Replications
Detection of Olive Oil Adulteration (with Peanut Oil) Using Visual Light Spectroscopy - - @ygzstc 10h medium 0 replications: Try it »
Bean Cam observe - @cfastie 1d medium 0 replications: Try it »
Youth of Ironbound set 2014 garden goals weigh-produce - @liz - - 0 replications: Try it »

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