Poster at AGU

Sarabeth presented the project at the most recent AGU conference…. Conclusions: •CO2 in classrooms increases during the day and decreases at night, reaching as high as 4000 ppm, which is far above the 1000 ppm limit set by OSHA •Exhaust vent air coming from inside follows similar CO2 patterns as found indoors •Spinach plants grown in roof top gardens exposed… Read more →

article about Carbon Farm in EOS News

Carbon Farm was featured in a story written by Sofie Bates in the EOS News online. Trying to make a difference to mitigate climate change can seem overwhelming, but taking a first step may be as easy as breathing—at least in some buildings at Boston University (BU). Scientists at BU found that plants grew more when rooftop gardens were placed… Read more →

Seed Stories: a gathering at Carbon Farm for Urban Farmers Thursday 10/18

Join us on a rooftop at BU where we are experimenting with spinach grown with exhalations of CO2 from breathing buildings and human lungs inside them..  Have a spinach salad and learn about this innovative rooftop farm.  Bring some seeds to swap, share stories about your urban farming challenges and opportunities, meet urban farming folks, and enjoy the night sky. Thursday 10/18 6-7:30pm BU Academy,… Read more →

Yoga for the Climate, Friday 10/12

Join us for yoga for the climate on a rooftop at BU where we are experimenting with spinach grown with exhalations of CO2 from breathing buildings and human lungs inside them. What is yoga for the climate?  is it poses that reach for the sky, poses that help us process fear, poses that are challenging and strengthening for times ahead,… Read more →

3.0!

Carbon Farm 3.0 is in the works!   Last Friday we loaded up all of our supplies into the lab cart and wheeled them down to the BU Academy. We brought everything up to the Physics classroom which has a beautiful south facing window. In order to waterproof the area, we cut up and duct taped down a bunch of plastic… Read more →