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Rooftop Farming

Meet Gotham Greens, An Incredible Addition To The Urban Farming Movement

The Huffington Post | Brianna Elliott | Posted 04.24.2014 | Green

When you think of farming, New York City may be one of the last places that come to mind. But Gotham Greens, an urban greenhouse business, is rever...

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...

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Installs Bee Hives On Roof

AP | Associated Press | Posted 04.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel is buzzing with thousands of tiny new visitors. The luxury hotel has installed six beehives on its ...

Soil-less Sky Farming: Rooftop Hydroponics on NYC Restaurant (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

I stepped onto the roof of the West Village restaurant Bell, Book and Candle and caught a glimpse of the future. I was surrounded by 60 white plastic towers seemingly sprouting from the floor.

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...

A Rooftop Farm For the Future

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

On top of an industrial building overlooking the East River in Brooklyn sits the 6,000 square foot urban farm.