Gallery: Brooklyn Grange’s New Brooklyn Navy Yard Roof Farm Celebrates ...

Yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg visited Brooklyn Grange's new 43,000 square foot farm atop a warehouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard to ring in its very first harvest. to The mayor admired the fresh and juicy tomatoes, kale, basil, eggplant, cucumbers and more, which are masterfully grown in 7.5" deep beds with Rooflite Soil. Click through some of the photos we saw this morning on Gothamist of the rooftop crops, which are expected to yield around 20,000 pounds (that's 10 tons!) of fresh produce by the end of the year.

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