There’s always something newsworthy happening on the roof! See some rooftop farm media coverage below. To inquire about writing a story or shooting a video of our farm, please email

Electronic press kit

For our electronic Press Kit, complete with hi-res images, quotes, and more, please click here!




The Farm Upstairs - Curbed, August 2016

These New Yorkers Quit their Desk Jobs to Run a Farm–On a Brooklyn Rooftop - Fortune, July 2016

Rooftop Farm Designer Gwen Schantz Wants to Cover New York City in Green - Curbed, November 2015

Yell It From the Roof-Top Farm! Brooklyn Grange is Planting the Way – Mother Earth News, August 2015

Farming in the Sky - Atlantic Magazine, May 2015

Green Roofs Could Prevent Sewage Overflow in New York City – Treehugger, June 2014

As Busy as His Bees – The New York Times, September 2013

Gotham Farmers Sprout Cash Crops – Crain’s New York, July 2013

Home on BK Grange’s Urban Organic Oasis – The Village Voice, July 2013

Brooklyn Grange Sets Up Mini-Farms, Beehives and Chicken Coops All Over City – NY Daily News, April 2013

To Find Fields to Farm in New York City, Just Look Up – The New York Times, July 2012

Soil and Spreadsheets: A Look At The Past And Future Of Rooftop Farming With Brooklyn Grange’s Ben Flanner – Nona Brooklyn, April 2012

Brooklyn Grange Blankets NYC with Edible Green Rooftops – Seedstock, February 2012

Crops Spring From An Urban Rooftop – Los Angeles Times, October 2011

Eye On Culture: Brooklyn Grange – The New Yorker, September 2011

Urban Farmers Grow Rooftop Crops – ABC News, July 2011

African Immigrants Plant Roots on Long Island City Rooftop Farm to Gain a Sense of Home – NY Daily News, June 2011

High Above Queens the Dirt Is Deep, and Good – The New York Times, May 13 2010

Six Stories above Queens, a Fine Spot for a Little Farming – The New York Times, May 13 2010