Whole Bazaar rooftop book sale

Despite this year’s erratic weather, spring has officially sprung!  For gardeners and aspiring DIYers alike, this could mean that you’ve been quietly plotting your early season veggie planting, or maybe you’ve been dreaming of a brand new…

data we can eat

Edible crops are dappling our cities’ skylines in growing numbers, and yet, the blossoming North American rooftop agriculture movement remains in its infancy.  As rooftop farmers and gardeners increasingly build knowledge by experimenting and improvising with…

chocolate skyline

This Valentine’s Day season I’d like to be as close to chocolate as possible, and consumer market trends suggest that I’m not alone.  For those of us living far from the equator, though, the main ingredient…

top 10 reasons to buy EAT UP this holiday season

Not sure what to give your hip, garden-loving, urban foodie this holiday season?  How about a carbon neutral gift that they’ll use to gain inspiration and change the world?  “EAT UP | the inside scoop on…

major league crops

The Kansas City Royals may have won this year’s World Series, but the Boston Red Sox were the real 2015 winners.  While this American League team’s game may not have been up to snuff, it’s historic stadium…

EAT UP turns two!

It’s hard to believe, but this week EAT UP | The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture turns two!  My little bubelah is so grown up.  Since EAT UP’s publication by New Society Publishers in spring 2013, urban farmers and gardeners…

hungry for acreage

We’ve been keeping an eye on Gotham Greens since the rooftop farming pioneer opened its first commercial greenhouse in 2010.  The Brooklyn-based company’s 15,000 square foot (0.3-acre) flagship farm, in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood, yields 100 tons of…

grey to green

Think green infrastructure is sexy?  Don’t hold yourself back from nerding out with others, like yourself, who blush at the thought of rooftop farming, green walls, biofilters and living machines.  On August 25 and 26, Green Roofs for…

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…

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….