An Urban Rooftop Garden With a Twist: They’re Growing Wheat!

Posted on Oct 20 2016 - 9:14pm by UOG

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“With a limited amount of space and difficulty using heavy machinery, most rooftop farms tend to grow high-value and easy-to-harvest crops, especially fruits and vegetables. But one rooftop farm in Chicago is finding that rooftop gardening can go beyond lettuce and tomatoes.”

A new 5,000 square foot rooftop garden now hosts wildflowers and winter wheat. Wheat is an unconventional choice for rooftop gardens, but that didn’t stop Omni Ecosystems from trying.

To read more about this urban rooftop garden with a twist, visit: “ModernFarmer.com