Alec Baxt and Lise Serrell make me love Brooklyn even more. Look at what these two are up to. They’re building farms on rooftops, with a plan to distribute locally grown, nutrient-rich crops to our farmers markets.
Here they are in action:
This is not some green-washing, fake corporate social responsibility sham. It’s just two real urban farmers sky-farming on the rooftops of Brooklyn brownstones. (I’d give them mine if we weren’t assholes with a hulking air-conditioner unit up there, polluting the Brooklyn we say we love so much.)
Anyway, reading their blog, you can chart their progress, you can volunteer, and you can learn all about “nutrient density.” Pretty fascinating stuff, actually. (I never knew two carrots could be so different.)
Here’s FarmingUp’s mission. Check them out: