14 December 2011 –Three Berliners have earmarked a massive former factory roof to produce both vegetables and fish for local residents.

The Frisch vom Dach, or Fresh from the Roof project, plans to create a 7,000-square-metre roof garden, complete with a fish farm to provide Berliners with sustainable, locally-grown food. They hope to sow the seeds of a new form of urban agriculture, arguing that traditional farming needs to evolve – and soon.

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