Gallery: Compass Green: A Mobile Greenhouse Powered by Renewable Energy...

Spring is finally here and that means lots of delicious local food is coming our way! Fort Greene resident Nick Runkle and his business partner Justin Cutter are the latest pair helping to make it easier for New Yorkers to have access to quality local produce. The two have founded Compass Green, a mobile greenhouse which will deliver fresh produce to schools in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and potentially throughout the country. Compass Green also acts as a mobile education center to help students better understand the inner workings of mini ecosystems – and it all takes place in an 18-foot diesel box truck.

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