Rooftop Farms

July 30, 2014, 10am PDT
Housing 120 units, the first net-zero energy transit-oriented development complex in South Sacramento will feature a rooftop farm and resident-run onsite bicycle repair.
Sacramento Bee
January 6, 2013, 11am PST
As this video from The Perennial Plate, a web series about sustainable food, demonstrates, rooftop gardening is becoming a global phenomenon.
The Atlantic
October 7, 2012, 1pm PDT
In one of the world's most dense cities, urban agriculture finds its place on the rooftops of Hong Kong buildings. Fears of tainted imports is spurring much of the growth.
The New York Times
July 13, 2012, 7am PDT
Only a decade after the last family farm in the city closed, commercial agriculture is mining "the last slice of untapped real estate in the city" to reap a bounty of benefits - from locally grown basil and bok choy to lower greenhouse gas emissions.
The New York Times
May 21, 2012, 8am PDT
A Switzerland-based design group is bringing back the geodesic dome in a big way with an aquaponic greenhouse that can be placed on just about any flat roof, Zak Stone reports.
Good
April 27, 2012, 7am PDT
Tim Craig explores one developer's efforts to start the ball rolling on the capital's new 20-year sustainability goals.
The Wahington Post
April 12, 2012, 10am PDT
Last week, plans were announced to create what may be the world's largest rooftop farm on 100,000 square feet of space atop a building on the Brooklyn waterfront. Lisa Foderaro has the details.
The New York Times