Brooklyn Grange: Urban Rooftop Farming

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Brooklyn Grange Farm is a rooftop farm complete with chickens and an apiary (bee yard where hives are kept). It operates on the rooftops of two buildings at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The space extends over 2.5 acres, produces over 50,000 pounds of organically-grown vegetables a year and is home to New York City’s largest apiary with over 30 honey-bee hives. Continue reading

SUP yoga: Releasing Fight and Finding Flow

Cuba-Bogota-Rio 780SUP (an acronym for Stand Up Paddleboarding) is said to have its origin in the Polynesian Islands but it was first noted that surfers in Waikiki in the 1940’s were standing up on their boards to navigate through the water. In the early 1960’s the beach boys of waikiki were seen paddling out to sea with outrigger paddles on their surfboards and taking pictures Continue reading