Urban farming has been reimagined with Cityblooms’ lightweight, modular, hydroponic micro-farms. They call them “growbots,” and they’re remarkably cool.
Green roofs and rooftop farming are some of the latest buzzwords of green architecture, but the guys behind Something and Son in Folkestone, England are taking it a step further. They’ve set up an advanced aquaponic system on the roof of their building, and they’re using the fish to help raise potatoes. In other words: it’s a fish and chips restaurant.
Brooklyn Grange is the world’s largest rooftop farm, and this time-lapse video condenses their growing season into an awe-inspiring three minutes.
On April 1st, Whole Foods Market announced its intent to partner with Gotham Greens to create a commercial-scale rooftop greenhouse on top of its new Brooklyn store — the first such farm of its type to be integrated with a large retail grocer.