Thursday, September 24, 2009

Greenpoint Rooftop Farm Visit, Oct. 3rd

Sarah Stewart from SAS is organizing a rooftop farm tour in Greenpoint. If you want to attend please be sure to send her an RSVP. Her contact info is in the announcement:
Urban agriculture is an exploding in many unique ways in New York City; every corner seems to offer the imagination a new place for a community garden or backyard farming. In the case of Rooftop Farms, 100 tons of soil were lofted to the top of a factory in Greenpoint in an attempt to prove just how creative one can be to get fresh food to a community. Join me in touring this amazing farm.

Saturday, October 3
5:00 pm (through sunset)
Greenpoint, Brooklyn (more directions for those who RSVP!)

We will be led by Annie Novak, one of the founding members of the Rooftop Farm, who will show how a defunct bagel factory was turned into a proper veggie producing farm through hard work and ingenuity.

You can read lots more about the farm here <>. (Or through a good article More Than a Tree Grows in Brooklyn)

If you're interested in coming along, please RSVP to A suggested donation of $5/pp is asked to help the farm.

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