Gallery: New York City Council Passes Two Bills to Encourage Urban Farm...

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New Yorkers have been growing urban farms for quite some time, but it finally looks like the city government is officially supporting urban farming efforts. City Council passed two bills last week in an effort to support consumption and production of local foods and farming. The first bill supports and encourages the construction of  rooftop greenhouses, while the second aims to free up land for urban farm use.

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  1. Greenitecture August 4, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Finally we can get less of a hassle so we can focus forward on to a greener NYC