16. Brooklyn Grange

Brooklyn Grange is the leading rooftop farming and intensive green roofing business in the US. The Grange operates two of the world’s largest rooftop soil farms, including this site atop the historic Standard Motors Products Building in Long Island City with sweeping views of the five boroughs, and grows over 50,000 lbs. of organically-cultivated produce per year. In addition to growing and distributing fresh local vegetables and herbs, Brooklyn Grange also provides urban farming and green roof consulting and installation services to clients worldwide.