Bi-Rite Grows Local With Rooftop Garden

It's almost impossible to get produce from a grocery store that's more local than that found at Bi-Rite in San Francisco. On the roof of this 11-year-old store is a 400-square-foot garden, growing herbs, grazing greens (such as chard) and tomatoes. I had heard about Eli Zabar [owner and operator of New York-based Zabar's] talking about doing this at his market and thought it was a brilliant idea and

It's almost impossible to get produce from a grocery store that's more local than that found at Bi-Rite in San Francisco.

On the roof of this 11-year-old store is a 400-square-foot garden, growing herbs, grazing greens (such as chard) and tom

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