Gallery: Riverpark Farm Table Restaurant Opens in NYC’s Most Urban Farm

The restaurant has been very understanding that "agriculture is not predictable. Most chefs want what they want when they want it. But here, if I say the wind just knocked out one of our crops they are finding ways to work with it. Right now we've got so much basil and they are coming up with new ways to use it," Pickens said, mentioning the restaurant is currently serving Lime Basil Tea with dessert -- dried lime basil leaves in hot water.

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