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WATCH: World's Largest Rooftop Farm Transforms Above Brooklyn

Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

Brooklyn Grange, a leading force in New York's growing urban farm industry, is celebrating their Brooklyn location's (the company has a smaller farm i...

NYC's Urban Farms Face a Climate Change Reality Check

Cathy Erway | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Cathy Erway

Unforeseeable weather challenges have always been an inevitable part of the farmer's job. Add to that slim proceeds, institutional interventions, limited space, and soil quality questions, and the future of city farming may be thrown into question.

When It Comes To Urban Farming, New York City Rules

Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Susan DeFreitas: If you’re interested in the future of the city, you could do worse than to look to New York City. Establis...

WATCH: The World's Largest Rooftop Farm Is Coming To Brooklyn

Posted 04.06.2012 | New York

Brooklyn will soon to be home to the world's largest rooftop farm. Bright Farms, a company that builds greenhouses, has announced they will build ...

Farm City

Leah Mayor | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Leah Mayor

Urban agriculture is no small task. In the world of food and farming, nutrition starts with soil. That is to say that, soil quality directly translates into the nutrient content of the food we eat.

WATCH: Rooftop To Table Gardens In New York City

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

A new short film by Petrina TV puts some faces to the rooftop farming movement in New York City. Patrick Connolly of Bobo in Greenwich Village expl...

WATCH: How To Run New York's Largest Rooftop Garden

Huffington Post | Damiano Beltrami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Traditionally, farmers take it easy in the winter. But urban farmer Ben Flanner has never been so busy. He is trying to get more New York rooftops rea...

Astoria Characters: The Crusading Composter

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In a good week, Stephanos Koullias will collect nearly 1,000 pounds of other people's excess edibles.

WATCH: Amazing Rooftop Farm In The Heart Of New York City

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When people think of New York City, farming probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind, but one group is doing their part to make the Big Apple...