New Yorkers taking sustainability to the extreme

The Homesteader

Megan Paska raises chickens in her yard and keeps bees on her rooftop.

The Urban Farmer

Lee Mandell grows produce at the hydroponic farm in his studio apartment.

The Forager

Vladimir Danilov gets food from city parks and potable water from a fresh spring.

The Off-Gridder

Adam Katzman lives in a boat on the Gowanus Canal with homemade utilities.