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The farm on the roof : what Brooklyn Grange taught us about entrepreneurship, community, and growing a sustainable business / Anastasia Cole Plakias.

Plakias, Anastasia Cole, author. (Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville MSCE 635.967 PLAKIAS (Text) 34706001514506 Mary Stewart Center Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 635.9671 PLAKIAS (Text) 33946003105876 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781592409488
  • ISBN: 1592409482
  • Physical Description: 278 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Nowhere to go but up -- The crossroads of complicity and conviction: why we left steady jobs to take a chance on a dream -- Needle in a haystack: finding a home for our farm -- Return on ideals: creative capital and the new ROI -- Just monster it: building the farm -- A work in progress: taking stock and creating order -- We are farmily: growing our team -- Growing organically: knowing when to sign a deal -- The web we weave: fifty ways to stay afloat -- It takes a village: the partnerships that make us whole -- Epilogue: Toward a healthier business ecosystem.
Summary, etc.: In their effort to build the world's first and largest commercial green rooftop farm, the founders of Brooklyn Grange learned a lot about building and sustaining a business while never losing sight of their mission to serve their community by providing delicious organic food and changing the way people think about what they eat.
Subject: Brooklyn Grange (Firm)
Roof gardening > New York (State)
Entrepreneurship > New York (State)

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