TriBeCa’s Hydroponic Wonderland of Herbs and Spices, Farm.One

An urban vertical farm producing rare ingredients for some of NYC's best restaurants

There’s one window into TriBeCa’s Farm.One, a series of hydroponic vertical gardens producing greens for some of NYC’s best restaurants. That window, however, faces into the building and walking by it gives reason to pause. There, just beyond the glass, is tier upon tier of rolling racks with rare herbs and spices and even edible flowers. There’s no natural light, only the power of regulated …

Vertical Farming in Wyoming

Jackson, Wyoming will soon be home to one of the world’s first vertical farm. The town has partnered with startup Vertical Harvest to transform an empty, abandoned lot into an efficient, urban greenhouse. A vertical conveyor belt system will rotate microgreens, tomatoes and herbs, supplying the plants with sufficient sunlight and nutrients as they move from floor to floor. The innovative design hopes to replace …

Burnside Farm, Detroit

An urban garden, arts center and communal dining establishment in Detroit

If you’re curious to see what a $600 property investment looks like in Detroit, Burnside Farm stands as an exemplary case—a true reflection of the depths of creativity and community amid the sprawling city. This eight-lot urban farm, in Detroit’s Banglatown neighborhood (located just north of Hamtramck) is comprised of six lots for sustenance and community gardening, one for a farmhouse/home/art studio and the last …