Gowanus woman using new technology for rooftop farming

While rooftop farming is nothing new in Brooklyn, one Gowanus woman is using new technology to grow fruits and vegetables on her roof. Frieda Lim's mini-farm uses a sub-irrigated planter system that

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Jul 20, 2012, 12:02 AM

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Gowanus woman using new technology for rooftop farming
While rooftop farming is nothing new in Brooklyn, one Gowanus woman is using new technology to grow fruits and vegetables on her roof.
Frieda Lim's mini-farm uses a sub-irrigated planter system that doesn't irrigate the plants by pouring water on top of the soil.
Lim says the technology reduces soil contamination and is environmentally friendly.


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