It’s not a shop, it is a garden! Brooklyn Navy Yard
What an experience! The vegetable, herb and fruit garden, a spectacular viewpoint and at the same time an event location for fashion shows, beekeeping, yoga classes and cinema, is located on the 6,000 square meter roof of the skyscraper in the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard. Model for sustainable farming in urban industrial parks, native plants are grown here on organic soil, waste preventing and protecting the always congested sewers of New York with more than a million litres of rain water usage per year. The operator, Brooklyn Grange, is a renowned consulting company for all types of roof greening. On two roofs in NYC over 50.000 lbs. of organic food is produced for the supply of restaurants, food and specialty food retailers in the city. And at farmers’ markets its lettuce, arugula, spinach, kale, rainbow chard, radishes, turnips, carrots, kohlrabi, scallions, eggs, honey, flowers and much more are sold.