New York is an alluring state in the northeastern side of America. New York is adding a new urban innovation project to the public. The project “Swale” contains an average of 130×40 foot barge that carries fresh greens to the public. People around New York will have access to Swale because it will be dock at Brooklyn Bridge Park and moving towards Bronx. Swale contains trees, blueberries, kale, rosemary, and more. The role of Swale is to give people easy access to food. The unique part is it is on a barge! The barge itself will give the plants sunlight and rain that is all natural. Hopefully, this idea of the Swale can give many other cities or states by doing the same thing. The sustainable outcomes of this project are the following- giving people access to fresh fruits and will give a message to other cities. The project will address the environment by being green friendly and the economy by saving up the energy of a real grocery store and giving out healthy foods to the people. Swale is a urban innovation project in New York that helps out the environment and the economy. Swale can give out the idea to many other people to plant plants in their backyard and being sustainable. We can all learn new ideas of contributing to Earth.
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