Growing big dreams in tiny fields: A rooftop farm sows seeds and creates community
This story is part of Kiva’s International Women’s Day Campaign. Through March 8th, we’ll be sharing inspiring stories of women borrowers. You can back a woman entrepreneur today by visiting kiva.org/lend/international-womens-day.A new concept in agriculture is coming to life on rooftops in cities across America. With city land at ground-level often over-priced or simply unavailable for growing produce, urban farmers are turning to rooftops as places to cultivate locally grown fresh food.
Check out Keely’s story on Medium and learn how her dream of creating a collaboration between farming and community became reality in her tiny field on a rooftop in Brooklyn, NY.
(This piece was written by Kathy Gledhill and Junho Hyun-Sack.)