Making of a Rooftop Courtyard
by Square Globe Studios

Recover Green Roofs worked with Gatto Development to transform a rooftop common space for luxury apartments in New Canaan, Conn., into a parklet complete with 30-foot-tall, heat-tolerant river birches. Square Globe Studios was there to capture the install in this video.

Boston Medical Center Rooftop Farm

Recover designed the BMC rooftop farm to provide maximum growth potential for the size and scale of the roof and installed the system on Earth Day 2017. The farm now provides over 5,000 lbs. of produce a year for BMC’s Preventative Food Pantry as well as other Nourishing Our Community programs. Check out these two videos to learn more about the farm!

{Growing Up}
by evolve

The story of how Higher Ground Farm, Boston's first rooftop farm, came to be on roof of the Boston Design Center. 

The Ledge / Ester Restaurant
by Paper Fortress Films

Recover constructed and installed a rooftop farm using sustainably harvested black locust planter beds on the roof of The Ledge—now Ester—Restaurant in Dorchester, Mass.

Urban Food Production
TEDxSomerville 2012

Food production has changed dramatically in the past 70 years, resulting in a number of environmental and health consequences. Jesse, founder of Green City Growers, and Brendan share a great case study on how a local restaurant moved farming to its roof.

Recover Green Roofs Feature
by Comcast Xfinity Get Local

Comcast explores several Recover projects and learns about the principles driving our work to transform underutilized city spaces into places for leisure, recreation, and food production. 



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