Floating Garden is Huge, Sustainable, Free

Read the full story in Progressive Grocer.

Created by artist Mary Mattingly as a way to grow produce in a public space, Swale is described by the Verge as a floating garden brimming with edible plants, including apple trees planted atop a 6-foot hill. It’s open to the public, and anyone can board the barge and pick fresh food for free. One such person is Alessandra Potenza, who took a ride on the barge, and here’s what she had to say:

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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