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Rooftop farm in Brooklyn

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If you owned a building in New York City, what would you put on the roof? A sundeck? Solar panels, perhaps, in an effort to go green?

It probably would not occur to you to put 200,000 pounds of soil and a thousand earth worms up there. But that's exactly what has been deposited on top of a building in Brooklyn.

Lisa Goode, the founder of Goode Green, explains her dream of making her Greenpoint neighbourhood live up to its name.

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