Emerging New York Architects Competition Unveils the Winning Designs for the Harlem Edge Waterfront

Emerging New York Architects Competition Unveils the Winning Designs for the Harlem Edge Waterfront

The plot of land in question, a decommissioned Department of Sanitation marine transfer station located on the Hudson River at 135th Street, has endless possibilities. The contest…

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Mild Winter & Early Blooms Concern NYC-Area Farmers and Gardeners

Mild Winter & Early Blooms Concern NYC-Area Farmers and Gardeners

More photos: New York Botanic Garden Flickr With temperatures barely dipping below freezing and a near non-existent snowfall, New York City, along with most of the country, has been…

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UPDATE: Brooklyn Grange Farm is Expanding to a 45K Square Foot Rooftop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

UPDATE: Brooklyn Grange Farm is Expanding to a 45K Square Foot Rooftop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

As the world's largest rooftop farm, Brooklyn Grange has been super busy for the last three years providing the local community with delicious fresh vegetables. While their 40,000…

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Bronx Couple Set Up a Sustainable Urban Fish Farm in 50-Gallon Recycling Bins

Bronx Couple Set Up a Sustainable Urban Fish Farm in 50-Gallon Recycling Bins

Not far from the New Fulton Fish Market in the Bronx neighborhood of Hunts Point, Christopher Toole is doing a little fishing of his own. Leaving behind a life of financial planning,…

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Farm School NYC Trains a Community of Future Food-Forward Leaders for NYC

Farm School NYC Trains a Community of Future Food-Forward Leaders for NYC

Non-profit Just Food encompasses all that is farm fresh in New York City. Since 1995, the organization has been connecting sustainable food farms, markets, pantry programs and gardens…

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A Pop-Up Greenhouse by NY Sun Works Could Provide Cypress Hills With Farm Fresh Produce

A Pop-Up Greenhouse by NY Sun Works Could Provide Cypress Hills With Farm Fresh Produce

A new pop-up greenhouse could make its way to the Cypress Hills neighborhood in eastern Brooklyn. As part of an effort to battle the trend of obesity and diabetes in the low-income…

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The Hell's Kitchen Farm Serves its First Harvest in the Metro Baptist Church Pantry

The Hell's Kitchen Farm Serves its First Harvest in the Metro Baptist Church Pantry

Set on West 40th Street, the rooftop garden was conceived this past June, in collaboration with the Clinton Housing Development Company and the Metropolitan Church of New York. The…

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PHOTOS: Inhabitat Tours Riverpark's Urban Farm on a Stalled Manhattan Construction Site

PHOTOS: Inhabitat Tours Riverpark's Urban Farm on a Stalled Manhattan Construction Site

The 15,000 square foot Riverpark Farm is made from stacked black milk crates lined with landscaping fabric, meaning that the entire thing can be picked up an moved (which they had to do…

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Brooklyn Grange is the World's Largest Rooftop Farm!

Brooklyn Grange is the World's Largest Rooftop Farm!

The second growing season is in full swing for the rooftop urban farmers at Brooklyn Grange. Located atop a six-story 1919 warehouse, the 40,000 square foot organic rooftop farm is…

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Riverpark Farm Table Restaurant Opens in NYC's Most Urban Farm

Riverpark Farm Table Restaurant Opens in NYC's Most Urban Farm

At the opening event, the Farm Table came out strong with a menu so fresh it felt wrong to be eating it in the shadow of the Empire State Building. Guests pulled up their chairs to…

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Help Save This Lot and Win It as the Venue For Your Ultimate Summer Barbeque!

Help Save This Lot and Win It as the Venue For Your Ultimate Summer Barbeque!

Domestic Construction design studio recently signed a lease on the abandoned lot next to their Greenpoint space when they heard the grassy knoll was going to be turned into a concrete…

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Help Domestic Construction Bring a Design Plot of Art, Urban Farming, and Sustainability to Brooklyn!

Help Domestic Construction Bring a Design Plot of Art, Urban Farming, and Sustainability to Brooklyn!

Trish Andersen and Maureen Walsh of Domestic Construction have combined their creative forces to bring a new community design space to Greenpoint Brooklyn. This recent artistic endeavor…

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New York City Council Passes Two Bills to Encourage Urban Farming & Rooftop Greenhouses

New York City Council Passes Two Bills to Encourage Urban Farming & Rooftop Greenhouses

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…

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Tenth Acre Farms: An Abandoned Brooklyn Basketball Court Transformed into a Lush Green Space

Tenth Acre Farms: An Abandoned Brooklyn Basketball Court Transformed into a Lush Green Space

Tenth Acre Farms was started in 2009 by three guys -- Jordan Hall, Bennett Wilson, and Adam Wilson --who work part-time for CollegeHumor.com, all of whom grew up with farming families.…

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Downtown Students Reap First Harvest at the Battery Park Urban Farm

Downtown Students Reap First Harvest at the Battery Park Urban Farm

Our favorite turkey-shaped farm is bursting with fresh produce! This week, the student gardeners at the Battery Park Urban Farm reaped the "vegetables of their labor" after two months…

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Top 5 Urban Farms in New York City

Top 5 Urban Farms in New York City

Brooklyn Grange Brooklyn Grange is the largest rooftop farm in the country (and possibly the world), spanning some 40,000 square feet atop a former industrial building in Queens. The…

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PHOTOS: The Bowery Mission Inaugurates Its Rooftop Farm During the Festival of Ideas!

PHOTOS: The Bowery Mission Inaugurates Its Rooftop Farm During the Festival of Ideas!

As our tour guide led us through the bright, clean spaces of the building, it became more and more evident how fitting a rooftop garden is for the Mission. He explained that as part of…

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Compass Green: A Mobile Greenhouse Powered by Renewable Energy for NYC

Compass Green: A Mobile Greenhouse Powered by Renewable Energy for NYC

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…

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A Turkey-Shaped Urban Farm Takes Root in Battery Park, New York

A Turkey-Shaped Urban Farm Takes Root in Battery Park, New York

A new urban garden is being planted in Battery Park, and it's taking the shape of the neighborhood's most famous resident.

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