Rooftop agriculture is taking root in cities across North America. This talk will explore the four primary rooftop agricultural production strategies: container gardening, raised bed production, row farming and hydroponics. Case studies and photographs will illustrate this burgeoning movement.
Lauren Mandel, MLA, ASLA is a project manager and rooftop agriculture specialist at the Philadelphia-based green roof firm Roofmeadow. She designs green roofs around the country and oversees green roof construction. Mandel is a contributing writer for Urban Farm and Grid magazines, and author of EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture, the first full-length book about rooftop food production.
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