28 Sep '15, 5pm

Rooftop aquaponic 'Farmlab' uses tilapia fish to grow edible plants

has been gaining popularity these days in NYC, but a Brooklyn-based company is taking the verdant practice to new heights–literally. Hidden away on a Johnson Avenue warehouse rooftop between Bushwick and East Williamsburg, Edenworks ‘s custom-designed aquaponic growing system (a.k.a. Farmlab) is able to grow lush greens in a compact, 800-square-foot space. In stark contrast to the concrete jungle found outside, the indoor roof space is filled with a lush garden installed atop a tiered structure that features tanks full of tilapia fish.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/rooftop-aquaponic-farmlab-uses-t...