April 30, 2013
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Urban agriculture in Boston is growing in a big way. Pictured, the site on the rooftop of the Boston Design Center where a garden will be installed by Higher Ground Farms.
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Artist’s rendering of the 55,000-square-foot rooftop farm, including 40,000 square feet of planted produce, for the Boston Design Center.
Courtney Hennessey’s Higher Ground Farms will install and manage the rooftop garden at the design center. Here’s a look at other metro rooftop gardens around the country.
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Broolyn, N.Y. is a 6,000-square foot farm atop a warehouse.
Peppers at Eagle Street Rooftop farm.
An overview of the Brooklyn farm.
Uncommon Ground restaurant’s certified organic rooftop farm in Chicago.
Uncommon Ground in Chicago.
At Graze the Roof, a community-produced vegetable garden on the rooftop of a San Francisco church.