Details have emerged of the latest Edible Schoolyard project — this time the Alice Waters effect has spread its tentacles all the way from the West Coast to Brooklyn, New York
According to Inhabitat, a new $1.6 million garden and center will be built at PS. 216, an elementary school located in Brooklyn’s Gravesend neighborhood. Designed by Work Architecture Company, it will include a solar-powered kitchen classroom, mobile greenhouse, rainwater cistern, composting system, outdoor pizza oven — and a chicken coop.
It all looks mighty nice. The kitchen’s butterfly-shaped roof collects rainwater and feeds into the neighboring mobile greenhouse, a structure which slides away during the spring and summer seasons.
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