Topic: Veggie

Berlin start-up pioneers fish-farm veggie garden

BERLIN - The ancient Aztecs and Chinese did it millenia ago, and now a Berlin start-up hopes it will feed 21st-century city dwellers using aquaponics, a combination of rearing fish and growing vegetables.Set up inside the brick walls of an old brewery, the company ECF, short for Efficient City ...

fine perishes vendor veggie
January 06, 2014

Veggie vendor perishes after Rs2,000 fine

LAHORE- A poor vegetable vendor died at the hands of ruthless officials of a market price control committee in sprawling Lahore city on Sunday morning. What claimed the life of the 65-year-old was undue pressure from the committee officials, threat of imposition of an unjustified fine of ...

govt efforts fail dent veggie rates
November 25, 2013

Govt efforts fail to dent veggie rates

LAHORE  - All measures of provincial government turned futile as the so-called cheaper Sunday Bazaars failed to provide any relief to masses, because there was no significant difference between rates of edibles being sold at makeshift bazaars and open market. Despite the fact that Punjab CM ...

leonardo da veggie
June 28, 2012

Leonardo Da Veggie

HERE’S Leonardo da Vinci’s famous master-peas Mona Lisa - made entirely out of vegetables. Artist Alon Zaid used cabbage, aubergine and broccoli to capture her enigmatic smile. The 60-year-old also made fruit ’n’ veg versions of other famous paintings - Rene Magritte’s ...

PFVA, USAID join hands to improve fruit, veggie quality

KARACHI - Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchant Association (PFVA) and USAID have joined hands to improve the standards and quality of country’s fruit and vegetables while introducing new verities of agricultural products. This was informed by Waheed Ahmed Co ...