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Monday, November 14, 2011

Largest Rooftop Farm Continues for Another Season

Brooklyn Grange's organic produce is grown in 7.5” deep beds with Rooflite soil. Produced by Pennsylvania soil company Skyland, Rooflite is a lightweight soil composed of organic matter compost and small porous stones which break down to add trace minerals that are needed for the produce to grow into a healthy and mature state. The use of organic soil means that everything produced by Brooklyn Grange is sustainable. The farm had a nine-month growing season last year, and during the winter, they used cover-crops such as rye, buckwheat, vetch, and clove, resulting in a year-round production of organic goodness right in the heart of NYC!

1 comment:

  1. Oh, that is an amazing project and right in the heart of town. What an encouragement to see all that green amidst all the skyscrapers!