City Rooftop Food Gardens


City Rooftop Food Gardens

We want to establish food gardens on the rooftops of inner city buildings so that inner city dwellers can grow their own fresh, healthy produce, form connections with their neighbours, and make a positive contribution to the urban environment.

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Urban Pantry - Rooftop Gardens for Growing Communities

The inspiration behind the Urban Pantry rooftop food gardens project is set out in Emily's entry for the Happyzine Dream to Reality competition. Emily posts fortnightly progress updates on Happyzine. You can keep up with the latest news by joining the group on Facebook.

Your knowledge, experience, opinions, ideas and enthusiasm will help to make the rooftop garden project amazing - thank you! You can be involved as much or as little as you like.

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Karangahape Garden, Auckland City

Hiya This will probably only be relevant to those of you living in or near Auckland City.  Somebody has recently started a Facebook page for support towards putting a community garden on the roof of…Continue

Tags: auckland, rooftop, garden, community

Started by Samantha Clifton Jul 14, 2011.

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Comment by Shaun on January 10, 2013 at 3:10pm

But look at the Autopots in my veggie garden

Comment by Shaun on January 10, 2013 at 3:09pm

Here is an autopot system I have just rigged up on my deck for ornamentals. I know you are thinking what a waste.

Comment by Lance Mitchell on January 8, 2013 at 12:30pm

Hi yes I'm still around - have a look at our website we have some exciting new bits that you might be interested in.  Bear Forest Hydroponics suppliers of the original Autopot

Comment by Ricardo Oscar Marques on January 6, 2013 at 10:57pm

Cri cri cri.

I am interested to put an hydroponic roof top at home by April

Comment by Ricardo Oscar Marques on November 25, 2012 at 10:01pm


Anyone is active around here?

Comment by Lance Mitchell on August 10, 2012 at 11:26am

Hi all any one looking at rooftop gardens must see this - Combing Autopot power free hydroponics with aquaponics on a roof top. Jim the inventor of Autopot asks the question 'what if a city could feed itself'

For Autopot in NZ go online  Bear Forest Hydroponics suppliers of the original Autopot

Comment by Shaun on August 4, 2012 at 9:24am

A great picture

Roof top gardening 'Onwards and Upwards'

Comment by Angela on August 3, 2012 at 10:52pm

Its hard to find rooftop gardeners here in Dunedin. I'm looking to for ideas for and exposed roof overlooking the city and harbour.  All ideas and information welcome. Meanwhile I'll check out Mariana's comments from May 2011

Comment by Naomi Cook on April 4, 2012 at 8:04pm

Hi...thought this was an interesting link to share

Comment by Emily Harris on May 2, 2011 at 9:15pm
Thanks for the suggestions Ricardo. Definitely keen on reusing materials whenever possible, and keen to learn more about hydroponics to find out if it's a technique we could utilise.

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