Swale, a “floating food forest,” was was founded in 2016 by artist Mary Mattingly. Photo via Swale

Swale, a 5,000-square-foot edible perennial garden will dock at the Brooklyn Army Terminal this summer, giving New Yorkers an opportunity to harvest fruits and veggies on top of a floating barge. The 130√ó40 installation is open between May 5 and July 1, and be free to the public on the weekends.

In addition to weekend hours and school field trips, Swale will host regular public programs focused on wellness, environmental issues and public art. Workshops include ones about permaculture, water filtration, medicinal plants and soil science.

Source: Metro