Kirby: The green behind the Monster

From Rachel C. Kirby at on July 18, 2019:

Five years since making its debut, it remains one of the most unexpected sights at Fenway Park. Who would have ever imagined an organic vegetable garden on the rooftop of America’s oldest ballpark?

This June, Fenway Farms celebrated its fifth season of planting (Q. What do you serve at a farm’s birthday party? A. Carrot cake) since Linda Pizzuti Henry, the wife of Red Sox owner John W. Henry and one of the team’s limited partners, lobbied to replace the black rubber roof behind the third-base luxury suites with a garden of delights. Her vision became reality with the start of the 2015 season, when the Red Sox partnered with Recover Green Roofs and Green City Growers to launch the project.

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Originally published: July 18, 2019. Last Updated: July 18, 2019.