Brooklyn’s Rooftop Farming Industry is Booming

Posted on Sep 8 2016 - 6:19am by UOG

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Remember when rooftop farming might have been viewed as a trend that would soon blow over and pass? People who yearned for open spaces to grow food but couldn’t imagine giving up their urban city life or loft? Well good news, it seems as if rooftop farming isn’t going away anytime soon. In fact, it’s “staying power” has been said to have the potential to transform cityscapes all over the world.

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“Brooklyn is full of backyard chicken coops and rooftop apiaries. But seeing the sophistication and skill level of the pros makes me think that urban farming as a business and food source will outlive the fad. The Navy Yard roof, on which Brooklyn Grange has a 20-year lease, required some skillful designing and planning.”

Read more about Brooklyn’s Booming Rooftop Industry, here: “Technical.ly