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URBAN FARMS, SUPERSIZED. LARGEST EVER ROOFTOP GARDEN TO BE BIG AS FOOTBALL FIELD


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Cal
- 1002 days ago - worldcrunch.com
A trio of German entrepreneurs is hoping to convert an old industrial building in Berlin into the world's largest rooftop farm. Plans for the self-sustaining organic spread, which should be up and running by 2013, include a fertilizing fish farm on the bu



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Cheryl B. (64)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 3:54 am
wow
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 4:14 am
I dream of a roof top garden on my little building. This gives me hope. Thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 5:08 am
thanks
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 5:59 am
very cool
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 7:23 am
GREAT idea!
 

Nicole Saavedra (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 7:35 am
rooftop gardening should be more widespread. it saves on energy because it keeps roofs cooler/warmer, would provide residents with a nice little spot of green to relax with, and fresh veggies and fruit, or even just something nice to look at.
 

. (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 7:59 am
This seems like a great idea, my only worry would be eating produce that has grown so close to a major road network.
 

Elizabeth P. (102)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 11:20 am
Hoping for the best. Noted.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 1:04 pm
:-)
 

Melanie Andrus (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 2:46 pm
Wonderful, wonderful!
 

Edgar Zuim (48)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 3:37 pm
Intelligent. Areas being seized for the food creation is an audacious and very useful project.
 

. (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 4:07 pm
cool
 

june t. (65)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 10:02 pm
noted. finally some wasted space will be used for something good. I used to look down onto rooftops of large buildings and wonder why the space wasn't used for something - rooftop deck, garden, solar panels, something, anything. I hope to hear of more of these things.
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 11:31 pm
Great wonderful idea! Hooray for these 3 Berliners! Go for it!
 

Marianna Moln?r Woods (9)
Tuesday November 22, 2011, 11:39 pm
thanks
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 6:04 am
Great Cal if we could only apply it here..Thanksl
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 9:32 am
Brilliant!
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 10:20 am
Noted with interest.
 

Gary C. (5)
Wednesday November 23, 2011, 6:14 pm
Interesting thankyou...
 

Robin T. (14)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 12:12 am
Nice one. Thanks Cal. Love their positive attitude.

Make a difference, plant a Tree.
 

Chris M. (0)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 1:27 am
Wonderful concept
 

Heather Rasm (5)
Friday November 25, 2011, 1:16 pm
Amazing! Thanks for the post!
 
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