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Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn

Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn Further Onsite Reading: Shady Grove Farm Fights for Right to Farm Urban Farm Tour with Will Allen Rooftop Container Garden in India Rooftop Kitchen Garden in India

Growing Vegetables on a Grocery Store

Growing Vegetables on a Grocery Store

In 1995, Eli Zabar, renegade scion of the famous West Side Zabar family, whose markets have been serving New Yorkers for 75 years, began building greenhouses atop his two- and three-story brick buildings on the Upper East Side.  These greenhouses, covering nearly a half-acre in area, are producing greens, tomatoes, berries, and even figs that are sold in his market downstairs. Further Onsite Reading: Growing Micro Greens and Organic Produce for Restaurants Urban Farm Feeds the Neighborhood Purple Vegetables –...
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Rooftop Container Garden in India

Rooftop Container Garden in India

Further Onsite Reading: Rooftop Kitchen Garden in India Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn Hugelkultur – The ultimate raised garden beds Purple Potato – Purple Majesty

Rooftop Kitchen Garden in India

Rooftop Kitchen Garden in India

“It was about 15th of June, 2011 when I went to the unit I market in Bhubaneswar to have some seeds for our kitchen garden. The seller told me that the seeds would start having the fruits / vegetables in the plant within a period of one month. I thought, for his business he is just alluring me in such way and it will take at least two months to have the yields. I was aware that I will be...
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A Tale of Two Rooftops

A Tale of Two Rooftops

A Tale of Two Rooftops from The Perennial Plate on Vimeo. A tale of two men, two cities and two farms. Filmed in Beijing and Hong Kong, this video shares the new excitement about alternative farming and food in China. Further Onsite Reading: The Gift The Integration of Living Space with Agriculture Hugelkultur – The ultimate raised garden beds Food Inc. – Full Length Film