09 Apr '11, 3pm

40 sustainable farmers under 40 -- did your favorite make the list?

40 sustainable farmers under 40 -- did your favorite make the list?

New England native Ian Cheney and his friend Curt Ellis are Wicked Delicate , a Brooklyn-based production company/advocacy project. The duo's latest creation, Truck Farm , is a food/film project starring a gray 1986 Dodge pickup bequeathed to Cheney by his grandfather. This is no ordinary pickup truck: Truck Farm combines "green roof technology, organic compost, and heirloom seeds to create a living, mobile garden on the streets of Brooklyn." A solar-powered time-lapse camera captures the crops' progress as they grow in the truck bed/garden throughout the summer. For $20, New Yorkers can join the Truck Farm CSA program and receive a DVD of the Truck Farm film — plus part of the season's harvest, of course, which includes lettuce, arugula, parsley, basil and more.

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