Many urban cities have very little space for greenery to grow plants and vegetables so they accommodate by building greenhouses on top of apartment buildings or if they have enough yard space, in their back yard.
Making Unprocessed Accessible & Locally Grown Through Urban Farming
One of the biggest farms in New York City, the Brooklyn Grange, sits six stories above the sidewalks of Queens. It has over a million pounds of soil and spans an acre, with a view of the Manhattan skyline in the distance.
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SOA architects - Mini-farm, 2012 / Mini-Farms will provide points of urban interest, and those using growth lamps will also provide nocturnal light sources, creating luminous landmarks and enhancing the architecture of the town or city.
Brilliant floating greenhouse sustains itself with sun & harvested rainwater (Video)
If a portion of the food cities consume was produced within that cities borders, we would not have to ship food staples from hundreds of miles away, all while encouraging healthier diets and awareness of food production.