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Science Barge

A Green Community Facility Building in New York, NY.
  • Pier 84, Hudson River Park
  • (West 44th & 12th Ave)
  • New York
  • NY
  • 10036
  • Benjamin Linsley
  • 212 757 7560
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  • The Science Barge is a sustainable urban farm. It demonstrates renewable energy supporting sustainable food production in New York City. The Science Barge grows tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce with zero net carbon emissions, zero chemical pesticides, and zero runoff. Operating from May to October in 2007 and 2008, the Barge tours waterfront parks in Manhattan, hosting thousands of visitors and public school students.
  • Public tour times:
    Tuesday-Friday @ 4:00pm
    Saturday & Sunday @ 12:00, 1:00, 3:00 & 4:00pm
    Monday - Closed
  • West 44th Street & 12th Avenue. Take subway to 42nd Street and walk towards Hudson River.
  • Construction year
  • 2007
  • Size in sq. ft.
  • 130
  • Green Energy Features
  • Wind Generators.



    Biofuel powered.

    No carbon emissions, no net water consumption, and no waste stream.

  • Green Products
  • Recycled bottle glass products.

    Recycled/Recyclable floor covering.
  • Water Conservation Features
  • Rainwater irrigation and purified river water system.
  • Transportation
  • Bicycle Friendly.

    Public Transport Access.
  • Owner/Developer
  • Groundwork Hudson Valley