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Allen V. Barker

subtitle “How to Design and Manage an Indoor Permaculture Oasis”. The author is a permaculturist who lives at 7,200 feet elevation in the Rocky Mountains. He is founder and Director of the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute. He has been a

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Roland Ebel, Esmaeil Fallahi, John L. Griffis Jr., Dilip Nandwani, Donielle Nolan, Ross H. Penhallegon, and Mary Rogers

greening, as well as complex vertical farms. In a narrower sense, noncommercial uses are excluded, and the term refers to economically viable horticultural activities that are conducted in a city or suburb ( Ohyama et al., 2008 ). The concept of urban

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Jayesh B. Samtani, Curt R. Rom, Heather Friedrich, Steven A. Fennimore, Chad E. Finn, Andrew Petran, Russell W. Wallace, Marvin P. Pritts, Gina Fernandez, Carlene A. Chase, Chieri Kubota, and Brad Bergefurd

(USDA), 2013 ]. The United States produces almost 20% of the world crop and leads the world in production per unit area. The farm gate economic value of strawberries has been between $2.3 billion and $2.8 billion during the past 3 years ( USDA, 2017

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) describes 20 years of research evaluating nursery crops grown using hundreds of experimental substrates derived from individual or combined raw or composted farm, industrial, and consumer-waste by-products. With few exceptions, the waste materials served as

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Alan W. Hodges, Charles R. Hall, Marco A. Palma, and Hayk Khachatryan

retail distribution industry group includes farm and garden equipment merchant wholesalers (423820), nursery and florist merchant wholesalers (42493), lawn and garden equipment and supplies stores (4442), and florists (4531). These green industry sectors

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Myles Lewis, Chieri Kubota, Russell Tronstad, and Young-Jun Son

grafting robots). The capital/facility items that we consider are found in the later section of capital costs. Each item has a typical “useful life” according to the available guidelines of the IRS (2012) . For example, farm buildings such as a headhouse

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Melinda Knuth, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Patricia Huddleston, and R. Thomas Fernandez

and water usage in the landscape In the residential context, indoor water usage remains relatively stable throughout the year and is largely attributed to household size and appliance efficiency ( Gregory and Leo, 2003 ; Syme et al., 1991 ). However

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Bridget K. Behe, Benjamin Campbell, Jennifer Dennis, Charles Hall, Roberto Lopez, and Chengyan Yue

.3% had purchased trees, and 24.5% had purchased indoor flowering plants. These were similar to Butterfield (2007) who showed that 33% of Americans participated in flower gardening, 30% participated in landscaping, and 22% participated in vegetable

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Kellie J. Walters, Bridget K. Behe, Christopher J. Currey, and Roberto G. Lopez

is produced not only in glasshouses but plastic-glazed houses and indoor facilities heated through many methods, most of which are not manure-based. By examining both historical trends and current practices, we can deduce possible future CE hydroponic

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Hui-Mei Chen, Hung-Ming Tu, and Chaang-Iuan Ho

of age, and 13.1% were older than age 61. Approximately 90.1% of the sample selected indoor plants as their daily horticultural activity, and 61.6% chose excursions (e.g., visiting botanical gardens, parks, farms, greenhouses, and attending flower