The green roof phenomenon is poised for another season of growth as supermarkets consider the feasibility of harvesting select fresh produce items using roof top farming systems. “Remarkably, our industry grew last year by 28.5%, up 15% from 2009,” said Steven Peck, founder and president of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Toronto, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding the horizon of sustainable roofing alternatives. “We've been experiencing growth despite the slowdown in the ...

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