• hyper-local food

    North Carolinians, you’re in luck!  You’re lust for local food journalism has been assuaged by Food Life, a new foodie magazine recently released by parent company Sophie Magazine.  The budding farm-to-fork publication has taken an interest in rooftop agriculture by…

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  • learning from Cuba

    Let’s face it, we’re all a little obsessed with our own garden.  I spend time with my rooftop vegetables like any good gardener and talk to friends about their latest gardening fads and experiments.  But what if…

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  • Staten Island gets fresh

    On the edge of Staten Island’s harbor district an energetic team will soon “ferry” roof-fresh produce from an historic building to those in need. The site: the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. The Department of Transportation introduced…

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  • EAT UP on You Bet Your Garden… again!

    As a self-proclaimed Class 1 NPR geek I live for public radio.  You can imagine my excitement when gardening celebrity Mike McGrath interviewed me on his nationally syndicated radio show, You Bet Your Garden, this past September….

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  • hot tamale

    Since The New Yorker’s first publication in 1925 the magazine’s cover has served as a visual sounding board for New York culture.  This month’s issue will make any rooftop agricultural enthusiast beam with pride as artist…

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  • an onion blooms in the desert

    Amid conflict and persistent food insecurity Palestinian refugees are cultivating their rooftops to produce fresh vegetables close to home.  Last week the Middle Eastern sustainability news website Green Prophet reported that families in West Bank refugee camps…

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