In honor of Food Day 2012, Nourishing the Planet would like to showcase 50 state-by-state programs, projects, individuals, and organizations that are innovating to make the nation's food and agricultural system more sustainable.
11. Hawaii - On the island of Oahu, FarmRoof grows organic, unprocessed foods on local rooftops. Rooftop farms lower energy costs by insulating the building and help prevent sewage back-ups by absorbing rain water. They also increase biodiversity and promote local food, reducing food miles and energy use.