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Pointers Before Installing a Green Roof

Pointers Before Installing a Green Roof

It’s hard to miss the soaring 3-acre meadow that graces the top of Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. But green roofs are also branching into residential neighborhoods.

New York's Rooftop Farms Provide Fresh Local Produce - and Help Stop a Sewage Problem

New York's Rooftop Farms Provide Fresh Local Produce - and Help Stop a Sewage Problem

High above the streets of New York, more than 36 tonnes of organic vegetables are grown every year. And the farms that produce them aren’t just feeding residents – they’re helping to stop sewage polluting the city’s rivers too.

New York City’s Largest Rooftop Farm Sprouts Up In Brooklyn

New York City’s Largest Rooftop Farm Sprouts Up In Brooklyn

Tomatoes, carrots and cucumbers are only a few of the many fresh options now growing on New York City’s largest rooftop farm: a 140,000-square-foot facility in Sunset Park.

Everything You Need to Know Before Installing a Green Roof

Everything You Need to Know Before Installing a Green Roof

It’s hard to miss the soaring three-acre meadow that graces the top of Barclays Center. But green roofs – or living roofs — are also branching into brownstone Brooklyn, where homeowners with sturdy enough roofs can enjoy their environmental and financial benefits.

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

From a Convention Center’s Roof, ‘Walk-Off Vegetables’

The story of rooftop farms is one that says something meaningful can be done with the last batch of unused real estate in an increasingly crowded city. Something useful.