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Tuesday, October 13 • 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Sky Vegetables Tour FULL

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Sky Vegetables owns and operates an 8,000sf+ rooftop hydroponic greenhouse in the South Bronx. Learn about the opportunities and challenges of growing fresh, pesticide-free produce in New York City. 

Beyond its value as an example of premier urban greenhouse, Sky Vegetables is also a prime example of Building-Integrated Agriculture as it is placed on top of an affordable housing building with which it shares certain systems integration.

This tour will be conducted by Blue Planet Consulting who currently manage the farm.  

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avatar for Andrew Carter

Andrew Carter

Andrew earned his BSc in Environmental Sciences and Ecological Design from the Rubenstein School at the University of Vermont. He specializes in hydroponic production and systems design, but finds himself working on projects related to almost all aspects of urban agriculture, especially in New York City, where he currently lives. Andrew is interested in emerging technologies and growing methods in the farming space, and sees robotics, software... Read More →
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Henry Gordon-Smith

Director of Business Development, Blue Planet Consulting
Henry is Director of Business Development at Blue Planet Consulting and one of the primary organizers of NYC AgTech Week. He will also be featuring the event on his blog Agritecture.com. Henry also currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Association for Vertical Farming. | | Connect with me on LinkedIn or shoot me a tweet! Lets make this the best #NYCagtechweek ever!



Tuesday October 13, 2015 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Sky Vegetables Greenhouse 1071 Tinton Ave, Bronx, NY 10456

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