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‘Breathtaking’ 7-month time lapse documenting the first full growing season at the Brooklyn Grange’s Rooftop Farm

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Brooklyn Grange – A New York Growing Season from Christopher St. John on Vimeo.

Brooklyn Grange’s farm in the Brooklyn Navy Yard at 65,000 square feet, it’s the largest rooftop farm in the world.

Shot and edited by Christopher St. John
Brooklyn Navy Yard Farm
63 Flushing Ave
Building #3
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Must see! Should win an award. Mike

Excerpt from Winter Farming: Mushrooms and Micros at Brooklyn Grange

All winter we’ve been experimenting with a wide variety of crops, using different techniques, varying seed quantity, and figuring out proper watering methods and amounts, and finally when the quality was good enough we began to sample out and sell them to several chefs around the city. Over the course of the first month, we learned important lessons on each crop, time to maturity, and got valuable feedback from chefs on size, color, and flavor of each variety. Getting quality and system figured out was the first step, then we started thinking about quantity, and establishing a consistent flow of product for our restaurant customers.

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April 3, 2014   Comments Off on ‘Breathtaking’ 7-month time lapse documenting the first full growing season at the Brooklyn Grange’s Rooftop Farm

Which Major League Baseball team had the first “organic, edible garden?

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Head Padres groundskeeper Luke Yoder in the bullpen garden at Petco Park. — MLB.com

San Francisco Giants vs. San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets

By Matthew T. Hall
UTSandiego
Mar 26, 2014

Excerpt:

This wasn’t your garden-variety controversy between baseball teams.

On second thought, that’s exactly what it was.

Wednesday the San Francisco Giants tweeted that they were the first team in Major League Baseball with an “organic, edible garden.”

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April 3, 2014   Comments Off on Which Major League Baseball team had the first “organic, edible garden?