The expansion of the new farm at the yard will double the amount of produce The Grange harvests. This year they should  harvest about thirty thousand pounds. At the Yard they are growing  tomatoes, salad greens, cucumbers, kale, rainbow chard,  herbs, peppers, eggplant and okra.

It’s true, you know. It’s not a dream. There is a secret world of verdant green fields spreading high above the city’s steamy gray streets. This world is growing, and a ...

 
Ben Flanner in the hoop house at Brooklyn Grange. Over 20,000 seedlings are getting their start in the hoop house. They'll be planted in the beds at the Grange's Long Island City and Brooklyn Navy Yard rooftop plots in the coming weeks.

Ben Flanner, founder and head-farmer at the Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm. The Grange is expanding to a second one-acre roof in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and expects to harvest 30,000 pounds of produce this ...

 
Bees and nectar that will soon become honey.

Editor’s note: Sadly, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, this piece has become an epitaph of sorts. Early reports indicate that twenty of Brooklyn Grange Bees’ thirty hives were wiped out and ...