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Skyscrapers, busy streets flooding with people, sirens, honking, and cabs on every corner are everyday sights and sounds for city dwellers. Something that doesn’t typically come to mind when you first think of life in the city is green space, gardens or urban rooftop farms, but that is changing.
Due to rapid urbanization, there is limited space to grow fresh food in the city. Doing so takes creativity and innovation. Think of any extra space you may have in your apartment…you really can grow food there! It is possible to grow food indoors with containers, on your patio, balcony, or even rooftop.
Convert city skyscrapers into thriving ecosystems with rooftop farms. Although rooftops aren’t traditional places to farm, they are ideal locations to grow food for the following reasons: