In August, RFC’s ED Marianne Cufone visited several of our farming friends in New York City and learned about all the amazing programs happening there. First stop was Brooklyn Grange. Atop a giant building in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the farm grows across an expansive rooftop. The Grange hosts workshops, tours and events, including weddings, […]
After many weeks of working hard with local partners in and around New Orleans building community support for recirculating farms and farmers, it was time to hit the road and visit a few of the many recirculating farms around the U.S. (see some of them here on our new farm map!) First stop – New […]
A 100,000 square feet hydroponic farm is planned for a rooftop space in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park— and it is thought this will be the largest rooftop farm in the world. The state-of-the-art greenhouse is being built by BrightFarms, Inc. in partnership with Salmar Properties LLC. The farm will grow up to 1 million pounds of […]
Listen to Lee Mandell of Boswyck Farms in Bushwick (Brooklyn) NY talk about hydroponic growing, and his work with soup kitchens, food pantries and schools.