Middle-schoolers from Framingham, Natick and Franklin are among the New England regional finalists in the 22nd annual Future City Competition.
Teams from The Learning Center for the Deaf-Walden School in Framingham, Natick Public School and the Horace Mann Middle School in Franklin are headed to the regional competition, scheduled for Jan. 24 at Northeastern University in Boston.
The Future City Competition challenges kids to develop solutions to problems currently facing society. This year's challenge, titled Feeding Future Cities, had students exploring urban agriculture, from aeroponic systems for rooftop farms to recycled gray water to the farm-to-table movement. Led by an educator and adult volunteer, students designed a futuristic urban farm capable of growing enough of one vegetable crop and one protein crop to feed the citizens of their communities.Continue reading the article at the Milford Daily News: http://www.milforddailynews.com/article/20141231/NEWS/141239363/1994/NEWS#sthash.qUPID4qq.dpuf
|screen grab of Future City webpage|
For more about the Future City Competition, you can follow this link http://futurecity.org/
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