Gallery: Top 5 Urban Farms in New York City

Image © The Battery Conservancy
Newcomer, The Battery Conservancy’s turkey-shaped urban farm had its very first harvest in mid-May, starting the season off right with some delicious radishes, grown by local students. Inspired by the park's resident turkey, Zelda who appeared at Battery Park back in 2003 from an unknown location, the farm is protected by 5,000 repurposed bamboo poles in the shape of the fowl’s silhouette. The posts were donated by artists Mike and Doug Starn following their exhibition, Big Bambu at the Met, and local designer Scott Dougan created the fun fencing.

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  1. Major Picozzi March 19, 2015 at 11:23 pm

    Was ist los? Mein Name ist Jason, 29, ich lebe in Schopp, Deutschland vorerst bis ich wieder nach Hause nach Denver, Colorado bewegen im August nächsten year.I ‘m verfolgt derzeit meinen Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking und Sicherheit. Ich bin bei dieser Website um weitere machen es zu einem alltäglichen Bestandteil meines Lebens. Ich möchte lernen und wachsen mit Ihnen allen als zukünftige Vernetzung professioneller.

  2. Gregory Paponetti May 6, 2013 at 5:48 pm

    Bravo explication. Je ne pouvais pas faire mieux de moi-même!

  3. lilu0911 January 27, 2012 at 10:26 am

    This is another reason why I love New York so much. : )

  4. JC June 23, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    so much vegetation!

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  6. joetrainor June 20, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Urban farming is crucial for hummanikind to reduce our carbon footprint, with the added bonus of improving freshness (eg nutrition!) and flavour (Canadian spelling)!

    Peace from Toronto,

    Joe Trainor, Editor / Publisher
    21st Century Architecture Blog