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Homeless Housing Comes with Aquaponics Farm on Roof

Touch the Soil News #1421 (Feature photo – The Bedford House – courtesy of Project Renewal)

Through a collaboration of public agencies and private donors, a homeless housing building is being constructed in the Bronx. The 118 unit building will include a rooftop aquaponics greenhouse and construction will exceed LEED Gold standards.

The goal is to create high quality affordable housing. You can read the full story here:

http://www.projectrenewal.org/blog/2017/11/17/federal-state-and-city-officials-join-project-renewal-to-break-ground-on-bronx-supportive-and-affordable-housing-development-featuring-rooftop-fish-and-produce-garden-and-living-green-faade

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