24 Feb '16, 8pm

Rooftop Growing Guide: How to Transform Your Roof into a Garden or Farm - #greenroofs #greeninfrastructure

Rooftop Growing Guide: How to Transform Your Roof into a Garden or Farm - #greenroofs #greeninfrastructure

By Linda S. Velazquez Greenroofs.com Publisher Urban agriculture is very hot right now and rooftop farming even hotter, not to mention extremely important. Annie Novak, the co-founder and head farmer of Eagle Street Rooftop Farm , the nation’s first commercial greenroof row farm (2009) in Brooklyn, says “If you’d like to grow your own food but don’t think you have the space, look up!” Annie is also the author of the just released “The Rooftop Growing Guide: How to Transform Your Roof into a Garden or Farm “ (2016, Ten Spreed Press/Penguin Random House ) where she draws upon her years of experience as a pioneering sky-high farmer, manager of the Edible Academy at the New York Botanical Garden, and founder and director of Growing Chefs, a field-to-fork food education program. In the 256-page paperback she shares best practices for cultivating vegetables, herbs, flowers, and ...

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.com/blog/2016/02/24/the-how-tos-of-...

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