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Brooklyn Navy Yard Wins Grant to Build Commercial Rooftop Farm

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection earlier this month named the winners of $3.8 million in grants for infrastructure projects to reduce storm water runoff in the city.

The biggest winner?  The Brooklyn Navy Yard.  It received a $592,730 grant to build a 40,000-square-foot commercial rooftop farm at Building No. 3, one of more than 40 buildings in the 300-acre industrial park.

The farm will be built in partnership with the Brooklyn Grange, the one-acre rooftop farm operation in Long Island City, Queens. (more…)

June 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm Leave a comment


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