Monday, July 21

Julie Quinn spotted an article about Columbia's Professor Dickson Despommier in the NYTimes recently. Apparently Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer has taken a liking to Despommier's vertical farm idea. By growing hydroponically in vertical towers, Despommier argues, we can relocalize food production, even in Manhattan. Though perhaps not quite as high-tech, our Columbia Community Garden is flourishing in its patch of Manhattan. Check out the latest pictures.