Tag: Brooklyn Grange

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How Heirloom Seeds Get “Rooftop-Ready”

Many farmers take a break while the fields are frozen. Not Zach Pickens. He’s in the business of saving and selling “Rooftop Ready” seeds that are regionally adapted for New York City gardens.

Brooklyn Grange Apiary Project on Kickstarter

Brooklyn Grange may have single handedly propelled the rooftop farming movement into headlines, creating a tipping point of sorts for urban agriculture. And now the folks behind rooftop fresh lettuce have set out to alter the ecosystem once again, this time by saving some fellow plant lovers–the bees!

Earth Day Entrepreneur Showcase: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

This Earth Day, April 22, Slow Money New York City is putting on a program to help readers like you figure out how to invest in the local food scene. The two-hour program will take place at Stone Barns Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, NY (cool!) and feature pitches from 5 awesome food and farm entrepreneurs looking to raise funds for their big ideas.