Eli Zabar’s greenhouse operation in the Upper East Side of Manhattan illustrates the potential for integrating commercial-scale food production onto rooftops. Significantly more food can be produced over a much longer growing season in rooftop greenhouse operations than with open-air ...Read More

Patented GaiaSoil emulates and enhances essential properties of high-quality, natural soil, including water retention, nutrient delivery, capillary action, and drainage. The main ingredient in GaiaSoil is non-toxic recycled expanded polystyrene foam coated with an organic pectin, and mixed with a  finished ...Read More

In a rapidly urbanizing world where the majority of people now live in cities, localization requires that food and fuel be produced in an urban context. At present, there are no examples of a locally sustained urban community anywhere in ...Read More