In the concrete jungle, it can be difficult to find any sign of green. With so many man-made structures crowding out any potential farmlands, urban gardening can seem like an oxymoron. However, to feed a constantly growing population, gardeners are taking to the rooftops to find a new place to grow food.
There is a growing movement towards making use of urban rooftops to support the needs of the world’s population of 7.5 billion people. According to a renowned Waterplex article, urban agriculture could potentially end world hunger and even reduce overall global pollution.(1) With these potential benefits, it may be time to consider building your own rooftop garden.