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Rooftop Farms Flourish in Space-Starved Hong Kong

Rooftop Farms Flourish in Space Starved Hong Kong
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Nestled amid the skyscrapers, rooftop farming has taken off in Hong Kong, offering urban gardeners in one of the densest cities in the world an ecological alternative to the supermarket.

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1:43AM PST on Jan 26, 2015

Live long and prosper!

1:56PM PDT on Mar 19, 2013


3:13AM PDT on Mar 18, 2013


4:14PM PDT on Oct 14, 2012

nice, pretty creative

9:37PM PDT on Aug 27, 2012

should be implemented everywhere

5:33AM PDT on Aug 24, 2012

You get all sorts on rooftops, even trees, bee hives, swimming pools... and some mobile phone operators disguise their roof aerials as trees so people don't notice their presence and complain.

7:26AM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

I love when people THINK and then DO.... well done Hong Kong

11:48PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012


9:49AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

makes sense...

cannot spread out, so spread up...

7:53AM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

Perhaps this is an idea that could take off in our own upward not sprawling cities ... if some sort of overshield was added for protection (as botanical greenhouses already have). Great idea, with endless possibilities for a greater good, none the less.

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