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A photo rendering of The Food Roof, which is planned to be a rooftop community sponsored agriculture (CSA) farm. The Food Roof will included an outdoor gathering space for community events and educational opportunities. The site affords a view of downtown. The location of The Food Roof is 1335 Convention Plaza in downtown St. Louis. The Food Roof is a project of Urban Harvest STL.

Roof Garden

A rooftop garden on a building in Durban, South Africa. In Johannesburg a nonprofit group is using rooftop gardens to teach farming skills to urban youths and to inform them about the effects of global warming.

An urban gardening project greens Johannesburg rooftops

In South Africa, the Tlhago Primary Agricultural Cooperative teaches urban youths gardening skills, educates them about climate change, and empowers them to take practical actions.

Lush Skies: Summer Atop The Navy Yard, At Brooklyn Grange’s Newest Rooftop Farm

It’s true, you know. It's not a dream. There is a secret world of verdant green fields spreading high above the city’s steamy gray streets. This world is growing, and a thing of jarring beauty to behold - particularly so under the blush of the rising sun, while snacking on golden cherry tomatoes as they drop, plump and perfectly ripe, off the vine, into your hand.

Brooklyn Grange Farm is currently the world’s largest rooftop farm, having sold over 35,000 pounds of vegetables, on its 40,000 square-foot flagship rooftop in Long Island City. This rooftop farm is a fiscally sustainable, serves the New York City community, creates jobs, educates the public, and provides unmatched environmental benefits. Brooklyn Grange connects and educates NYC residents, especially youth, with a food system from which they are increasingly alienated.

2012 Neighborhood Achievement Awards

Osaka rooftop gardens
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Milk-crate farming in the city © Riverpark Farm

Milk-crate farming in the city - Milkwood: permaculture courses, skills + stories

Double-stacked, modified milk-crates as the basis for a large-scale vegetable growing system on a city rooftop. Yet another example of why rooftop farming

Sustainable urban farming ideas that think inside the box

Sustainable urban farming ideas that think inside the box

Photo via .hello foto of FlickrIn my last Green State column, I wrote about Agriculture 2.0. The conference, held in Silicon Valley recently, brought together venture capitalists and sustainable ag startups in an effort to jump start a market for …

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Verticle Farm New York

2012 farm year ESRF

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm – A Rooftop Farm in Greenpoint Brooklyn

awesome view and fresh food from the rooftop

Eagle Street Rooftop Farm: The Future of Urban Agriculture - Eat Healthy - Natural Home & Garden

awesome view and fresh food from the rooftop

The urban farming explosion - Page 5 - SkyscraperPage Forum

The urban farming explosion - Page 5

The urban farming explosion City Discussions

Green Vertical farm rooftop

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With seasons changing yet again, starting a garden might be the last thing on a person’s mind. Not so here in Madison, Wisconsin, where a local group is pushing for more community garden spaces in the downtown area. This isn’t especially newsworthy until you hear where they’re proposing to add the garden – the top of the Madison Public Library.

Rooftop Community Garden Debated in Madison, WI

With seasons changing yet again, starting a garden might be the last thing on a person’s mind. Not so here in Madison, Wisconsin, where a local group is pushing for more community garden spaces in the downtown area. This isn’t especially newsworthy until you hear where they’re proposing to add the garden – the top … More

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urban rooftop farming