Riverpark Farm

By: Daniela Franco

The spectacular Riverpark farm, one of the largest urban farms in New York City, provides fresh-cut produce to the Riverpark restaurant for anyone to enjoy. With its unique garden, view from the East River, and ever-changing menus, this is a destination that that shouldn’t be missed.

Farmer Zach Pickens explains the selection process after he had caught sight of some golden peas amongst a sea of green. Pickens says “If we can isolate the golden pea trait, after a few generations we may end up with some golden peas.”

Farmer Zach Pickens explains the selection process after he had caught sight of some golden peas amongst a sea of green. Pickens says “If we can isolate the golden pea trait, after a few generations we may end up with some golden peas.”

Some garlic peeking out of the many different different milk cartons filled with hay. By using 10,000 square-foot of farm land with milk cartons, Riverside Park Restaurant is provided with a wide variety of homegrown ingredients.

Some garlic peeking out of the many different different milk cartons filled with hay. By using 10,000 square-foot of farm land with milk cartons, Riverside Park Restaurant is provided with a wide variety of homegrown ingredients.

Inside look under one of the protective sheets, which keeps the vegetables warm during cold weather, near the restaurant. This selection includes kale, celery and pea shoot buds.

Inside look under one of the protective sheets, which keeps the vegetables warm during cold weather, near the restaurant. This selection includes kale, celery and pea shoot buds.

Some beautiful chickpeas almost ready to go onto someone’s plate!

Some beautiful chickpeas almost ready to go onto someone’s plate!

Inside of the restaurant at Riverside Park where you can get the French breakfast radish, one of the business’s signature dishes.

Inside of the restaurant at Riverpark where you can get the French breakfast radish, one of the business’s signature dishes.

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