Posts tagged brooklyn
Brooklyn Grange Announces its Third Commercial Rooftop Farm in Staten Island

 The Nicotra Group has entered into a partnership with Brooklyn Grange to manage a 40,000-square-foot organic rooftop farm at Corporate Commons Three, which is being built in Bloomfield.Brooklyn Grange -- a leader in rooftop farming -- will design and operate the farm, which will sit atop an eight-story office building being constructed on an 8.5-acre site inside The Teleport.

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams provided his plan for over $7 million in his capital budget investment for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) to add seven new schools to his “Growing Brooklyn’s Future” initiative, which has brought cutting-edge technology to cultivate urban farming education in classrooms across the borough. 

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How Brooklyn Is Working Toward a Comprehensive Urban Agriculture Plan

A new piece of legislation in the City Council aims to transform the ad hoc nature of rooftop farms, schoolyard plots and community gardens into a comprehensive urban agriculture plan for the city. 

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Exclusive Interview with Tobias Peggs of Square Roots

If you don't already know, Square Roots is a company that seeks to usher in a new generation of farmers. Square Roots has recently made some big announcements, including opening applications for their 2nd cohort and closing a $5.4 million dollar raise.

As former clients of Agritecture Consulting, we've been thrilled to watch Square Roots and their entrepreneurs flourish. As the 1st cohort is about to graduate, we figured now was the perfect time to check in with our Brooklyn neighborhood farm. Agritecture's own Andrew Blume sat down with Square Roots CEO, Tobias Peggs in this podcast.

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