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Pratt Trail Network – Hike to Tour Brooklyn Grange Farm

October 27, 2023 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Meet in front of the Engineering Building

Image of the event poster, the backdrop being a picture of the Grange farm with a view of the manhattan skyline in the back.

A one-hour guided tour of one of NYC’s largest rooftop farms. Walk a trail that is part of the emerging Pratt Trail Network and learn of the significance and potential of urban trails. Brooklyn Grange is the leading rooftop farming and intensive green roofing business in the US. They operate the world’s largest rooftop soil farms, located on two roofs in New York City, and grow over 50,000 lbs of organically cultivated produce per year. In addition to growing and distributing fresh local vegetables and herbs, Brooklyn Grange also provides urban farming and green roof consulting and installation services to clients worldwide, and partner with numerous non-profit organizations throughout New York to promote healthy and strong local communities. The Pratt Trail Network is a student-organized network of trails emanating from the Pratt Campus to points green throughout Brooklyn. The network includes an urban transect trail and many historic districts which will be highlighted on the hike. This is an in-person event limited to 20 people.