Did You Know?

The plot of corn at the Smith and 9th Street subway station documented in this blog’s header makes excellent use of unused MTA acreage for food production.  If such a strategy could be employed system-wide, it could have a real impact on the city’s food supply.  If each of the New York City Subway’s 153 above-ground stations planted just 5 tomato plants each, the MTA would produce an estimated 11,475 pounds of tomatoes.

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