A three-acre organic farm has taken root on Governor's Island in New York Harbor, home to military installations since 1794 and the Coast Guard until ten years ago. Tomatoes due in July. “It’s pretty trippy to see plants growing and the Statue of Liberty,” said Leslie Koch of the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corp.
One critic warned that "this decision imperils the health of our children and the safety of drinking water supplies across much of the nation."
"It's time for those who have the most to step up, to help those who have the...
"We can no longer afford to cast nature aside. Now is the time for this massive...
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Center for Biological Diversity
Food & Water Watch
Environmental Working Group (EWG)
Friends of the Earth