"Some apartment complexes tout such amenities as pools and weight rooms, but a new development in Staten Island, called Urby, prefers to crow about the organic farm located in the courtyard of one of two rental complexes, which opened earlier this year. They also like to brag about their farmer-in-residence [above], because if you have an urban farm, you need someone to tend to it, right?" writes modernfarm.com author Andrew Amelinckx. Check out the full story and interview with Zaro Bates, farmer in residence. Happy composting!