15 Aug '11, 4am

Verplaatsbare stadsmoestuin van 15.000 m2 op dak van parkeergarage in hartje Manhattan (geheim: kweken in melkkratten!):

Regardless of whether the farm is the most urban, it is very impressive. The farm supplies fresh produce to the adjacent Riverpark Restaurant, where Sicha is the chef and Jeffrey is the money man. But the two of them and Tom Colicchio, the restaurateur, could not have done this without the Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. being an amenable partner. The site of Riverpark Farm was originally slated to be the Alexandria's West Tower, which was scheduled to be completed by 2010, but that project stalled. Instead of letting the site sit empty, the owners worked with the restaurateurs to develop the empty space as a temporary farm to grow vegetables for Riverpark, the Tom Colicchio restaurant on site. How It All Started Jeffrey's favorite experience when he worked at Union Square Café was walking to the farmers market and selecting produce for the day's menu. Jeffrey missed ...

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