Jon Hansen of WCIU You & Me visited with Omni Ecosystems, The Roof Crop and student youth program participants for a live broadcast this morning. He chatted with Omni CEO Molly Meyer, farm manager Will Sauceda, and intern Darius Robinson.

Watch the broadcast below to learn more about Omni's work in urban ag (and see our rooftop farm for yourself!) 

Jon Hansen chats with Molly Meyer and Will Sauceda of Omni Ecosystems about growing plants and vegetables and grains on Chicago rooftops!

After visiting Omni, WCIU headed to Baker Miller to taste some of the locally-sourced goods the bakery made with wheat harvested from one of our rooftop farms. Read more about our wheat harvest here and check out the accompanying broadcast below. 

Jon Hansen brought harvested wheat from the Omni Ecosystems rooftop to Baker Miller where they used the locally sourced grains to bake cookies. Local and sustainable! Jon thought they tasted amazing!


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