FARMER IN THE SKY Crops slated for use in onsite dining operations grow on the roof of Eskenazi Hopsital39s outpatient building

FARMER IN THE SKY: Crops slated for use in onsite dining operations grow on the roof of Eskenazi Hopsital's outpatient building.

Rooftop "Farm" Provides Very Local Produce to Hospital

Eskenazi Hospital operates a 5,000 square foot “sky farm” on the roof of its outpatient building and uses the bounty in all facets of its onsite dining operations.

You get a great view of the Indianapolis skyline from the roof of the outpatient building on the three-building campus of the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital. You also get a lot of great produce from the same 5,000 square feet of growing beds located on the roof.

That produce, from greens and tomatoes to eggplant, green onions, carrots, herbs and even squash, is used in the hospital’s two retail dining outlets, in patient dining and in cooking demonstrations conducted by sta

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