The farm on the roof

what Brooklyn Grange taught us about entrepreneurship, community, and growing a sustainable business by Anastasia Cole Plakias

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Roof gardening,
  • Entrepreneurship

About the Edition

In their effort to build the world"s first and largest commercial green rooftop farm, the founders of Brooklyn Grange learned a lot about building and sustaining a business while never losing sight of their mission to serve their community by providing delicious organic food and changing the way people think about what they eat.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesWhat Brooklyn Grange taught us about entrepreneurship, community, and growing a sustainable business
StatementAnastasia Cole Plakias
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB419.5 .P53 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination278 pages
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27205494M
ISBN 101592409482
ISBN 109781592409488
LC Control Number2016006429
OCLC/WorldCa939245011

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THE FARM ON THE ROOF is the story of Brooklyn Grange, a business that focuses on the triple-bottom-line: people, planet, and profit. The farm started as a way to prove that yes, urban farming can be fiscally and agriculturally sustainable/5(32).

—Joel Salatin, author, farmer, and owner of Polyface Farm “The Farm on the Roof tells an unvarnished and gritty tale about what it takes to build a business with purpose and profit. This book is jammed with inspirational stories of overcoming entrepreneurial challenges and provides endless lessons that can be applied to any organization.”.

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The Farm on the Roof is an engrossing story of how hard work, ingenuity and an utter refusal to settle for the status quo led to the largest for profit green roof farm in the world.” – Joe Bastianich, Restaurateur, author and TV personality “Brooklyn Grange is the incredible rooftop farm I dream of seeing in every city across the country”.

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The jacket liner for The Farm on the Roof describes the book as “a one-of-a-kind entrepreneurship story, about building a business (the world’s largest green rooftop farm) that makes a profit while also making a difference.”. The Farm on the Roof, charting the rise, both literal and physical, of Brooklyn Grange, the world’s largest green rooftop farm, is not one of these.

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This is an interesting little book from the folks of Brooklyn Grange, a functioning, absolutely for-profit roof top farm in NYC.

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The Farm on the Roof is an engrossing story of how hard work, ingenuity and an utter refusal to settle for the status quo led to the largest for profit green roof farm in the world.” —Joe Bastianich, author of Restaurant Man, restauranteur, and TV personality. THE FARM West Grand Teton Drive Las Vegas, Nevada THE FARM is located in the northwest part of the city, on the northwest corner of West Grand Teton Drive and Tenaya.

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[Anastasia Cole Plakias] -- In their effort to build the world's first and largest commercial green rooftop farm, the founders of Brooklyn Grange learned a lot about building and sustaining a business while never losing sight. In The Farm on the Roof: What Brooklyn Grange Taught Us About Entrepreneurship, Community, and Growing a Sustainable Business, a new book that came out earlier this month, founder Anastasia Cole.

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