Urban restaurateurs with plenty of left over milk crates and not enough vegetables have discovered a novel solution: Savvy urban restaurateurs from New York to California have recently discovered that growing their own produce, whether on a rooftop farm or a neighboring site, is easier than trekking to local farmer’s markets or buying from suppliers—and it provides lots of publicity.
Gotham Greens is the the country’s first commercial urban rooftop greenhouse.
UBC-TV, for Urban Broadcasting Co., is guided by CEO and President Peggy Dodson, a former jazz singer who has run a self-empowerment company for more than a decade.
Developer Ron Beit and legendary architect Richard Meier are transforming downtown Newark, NJ with eight new buildings on four square blocks called Teachers Village.
“We kind of got into an interesting discussion on why we have a fixation on rail-based transit,” McDaniel told Wired.
Springwise: “CitySoil, a newly launched product from a Canadian startup by the same name, is an eco-friendly, ultra-lightweight soil engineered for weight-restricted rooftop gardens and green roof installations.