Gallery: FEEDER: An Elevated Highway Farm to Feed Chicago

 
Buying local produce is becoming more and more popular, but the fact remains that many cities are so dense that the closest available farmland is still many miles away. Studio Gang hopes to change that situation in Chicago by transforming the Ohio highway feeder ramp and transforming it into a ramp that feeds. Called FEEDER, the project would populate the underutilized open highway space with urban greenhouses and gardens where the public can grow their own produce and green space for even those with browner thumbs to enjoy.

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4 Comments

  1. aponineapse November 3, 2010 at 12:33 am

    Hi! I want to sing a song and dance a dance! I am a clown!

  2. clown party November 2, 2010 at 5:26 am

    Hi! Lets have a big clown party!

  3. jo October 19, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Are you out of your mind?
    The current gen of auto emits clouds of noxious stuff, from Nox to metal particles to hydrocarbons – all billowing beautifully around the column of where it once was.
    The next gen will emit most of the same stuff.
    You want thousands of autos per day spewing that stuff all over your nice dainty clean green plants? You want Chicagoans to eat them after? You must not care enough about Chicagoans to think this through after just pulling the idea out of your…

  4. stuart October 19, 2010 at 3:49 am

    I love the idea, but is there any danger of vehicle exhaust fumes affecting the plants?

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