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Started by carissa carman. Last reply by carissa carman Mar 10, 2009.
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 edible for its local residents.
In this video, Reuters takes a look at the initiatives of an ambitious organic farming business, Brooklyn Grange, looking to transform NYC's vast expanse of empty rooftops into lush forests of food.
Brooklyn Grange's first farm is a 40,000-square-foot warehouse rooftop that grows hundreds of thousands of plants without the use of pesticides or other chemicals. According to its website, tomatoes are one of its biggest crops with over 40 varietals planted. (Read More)
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