On a lot of land between a pizza joint and a tax services shop, Yemi Amu has transformed an abandoned concrete lot into New York City’s largest outdoor aquaponic farm. Yemi utilizes the space on her farm to grow many of the vegetables she ate growing up in the coastal city of Lagos, Nigeria. Alongside onions and kale, she also grows gburé (water leaf), clove basil, several varieties of rice, sorghum, and other hard-to-find vegetables and herbs for Nigerian chef friends to incorporate into their cooking.

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