Wheat

Wheat

Three stories above Division Street in Wicker Park sits an anomaly in urban agriculture: a 5,000 square foot prairie growing on a roof. In a cutting edge collaboration between Omni...
August 11, 2016 — Robin Ryan
TRC at the South Loop Farmer's Market

TRC at the South Loop Farmer's Market

See you at The South Loop Farmers Market, Thursday July 14th, and every Thursday until Sept 29th!! We'll have mixed greens, mixed lettuces, purslane, magenta spreen and a few other surprises,...
July 11, 2016 — Robin Ryan
Co-founder and Manager of The Roof Crop talks Urban Ag on WCIU!

Co-founder and Manager of The Roof Crop talks Urban Ag on WCIU!

  http://www.wciu.com/videos/chi/now-chicago-neighborhood-agriculture
July 07, 2016 — Robin Ryan
Pick of the Week: Edible Florals!

Pick of the Week: Edible Florals!


June 16, 2016 — Robin Ryan
GREEN OF THE WEEK: MAGENTA SPREEN

GREEN OF THE WEEK: MAGENTA SPREEN


May 18, 2016 — Robin Ryan
Green of the Week: Giant Red Mustard Greens

Green of the Week: Giant Red Mustard Greens

As we look for more sun we are still pleasantly surprised by this early showing of the Red and Chartreuse leaves of the Giant Red Mustard. Harvested today and off...
May 12, 2016 — Robin Ryan
SPRING IS FINALLY HERE!

SPRING IS FINALLY HERE!

The apple blossoms growing on the roof are an indication that the roof has weathered the winter and ready to produce. It will be a few years before we see...
April 22, 2016 — Tracy Boychuk
Green of the Week: Kale

Green of the Week: Kale

Let Kale intensify your standard mojito.  KalejitoServes 2 2 teaspoons superfine sugar4 ounces white rum½ cup packed torn kale leaves½ cup packed mint leaves, plus 2 sprigs for garnishJuice of 2 limes (about...
February 01, 2016 — Robin Ryan
Green of the Week: Purslane

Green of the Week: Purslane

One of our favorites: Purslane. We suggest trying fresh plants, and especially young leaves and tender stem tips. The taste is similar to watercress or spinach with a hint of lemon....
February 01, 2016 — Tracy Boychuk
Lush Greens For Holidays

Lush Greens For Holidays

  The holiday means we have some pretty lush greens this week indoors.  
December 23, 2015 — Robin Ryan
Brand New!

Brand New!

The Living Wall installations at the headquarters for The Roof CropRUNNER and Omni Ecosystems & Rooftop Green Works Omni Ecosystems' new living wall office partition
September 03, 2015 — Robin Ryan
Moving In!

Moving In!

The final inspection happened today and we are moving in! Excuse us while we settle into our offices below this lovely little farm. So much to set up and plan...
August 17, 2015 — Robin Ryan