Tour of Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm

Date: May 11, 2013

Time: 3:00-5:30 p.m.

Host: Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York

Type: Tour

Link: http://www.cbsacny.org/article.html?aid=1312

See how the growing urban agriculture/rooftop farming movement is improving NYC’s quality of life, advancing health, introducing new business models and creating jobs.

In business since May, 2010, Brooklyn Grange has two rooftop farms in NYC selling over 40,000 lbs. of vegetables a year and has added egg-laying hens and honey bees.

Tour covers farm’s genesis, daily operations, farming methods, business model basics, principles of sustainable design, environmental benefits and more.

– Tickets –
Tour is limited to 35 so sign up early! (No tickets will be sold at the door.) Purchase tickets at http://www.cbsacny.org/article.html?aid=1312

– Agenda –
• 3:00-3:30 p.m. Check-In and Early Networking
• 3:30-4:30 p.m. Guided Tour
• 4:30-5:30 p.m. Networking, Light Snacks at COFFEED

– Cost –
(Includes networking reception with refreshments and light snacks):
$25 for CBSACNY, MCC Members & Students
$40 for non-members.