15 Mar '12, 1am

Brooklyn Grange’s Urban Rooftop Farm Expanding From Queens to Navy Yard: Brooklyn Grange, the Long Island City-...

Brooklyn Grange’s Urban Rooftop Farm Expanding From Queens to Navy Yard: Brooklyn Grange, the Long Island City-...

B rooklyn Grange, the Long Island City-based rooftop commercial farm, has announced plans for a new 45,000-square-foot installation at the Brooklyn Navy Yard . “We were looking to be creative, and we found a perfect use for this underutilized roof,” Andrew Kimball, head of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, told the New York Post . The installation will sit on a Navy Yard building adjacent to Flushing Avenue and Cumberland Street and should open by mid-May. In addition to operating the farm, Brooklyn Grange will also host a regular series of farmers’ markets at the Navy Yard. New York City’s DEP is providing nearly $600,000 in funding for the project; the company and the Navy Yard are each contributing $310,000. If it seems odd that a company based in Queens is named for another borough, it’s not without good reason: when Brooklyn Grange was founded in 2009, a...

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Have a drink on Engine Yard next week!

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engineyard.com 14 Mar '12, 9pm

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greenbuildingsnyc.com 13 Mar '12, 1am

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runnersworld.com 16 Mar '12, 12am

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