The Skylawn at Post Houston is one of America’s largest rooftop gardens. Today, the garden is hosting their first pop-up farmer’s market, the Blackwood Skyfarm Pop Up.
Now open, the former USPS warehouse has been transformed into a a cutting-edge, multi-purpose, multi-layered facility with a complete technical re-design. Featuring multiple double-helix staircases, a trio of skylit atriums, and a FIVE-ACRE ROOFTOP PARK AND FARM.
Since opening, the venue regularly hosts a series of wonderful festivals, events, concerts, and pop-ups. Today, it is hosting the Blackwood Skyfarm Pop Up, its inaugural rooftop farmer’s market from 5 pm to 8 pm.
“Think global, shop local at the POST Houston Skyfarm Pop Up on the Plaza this Thursday from 5 PM to 8 PM,” The Post writes on its website. “Blackwood Educational Land Institute and Citizens’ Environmental Coalition invite you to join them on the POST front plaza facing Franklin Street to taste, learn, and take home fresh local food at this family-friendly pop-up.”
As for produce, the pop up will feature seasonal, off-the-farm food from Blackwood and other local farms. Here, visitors can also opt for a tour of the rooftop farm facility, in which they will receive organic herbs, berries, onions, and more, while getting a glimpse of its summer harvest. The farmers market will also feature a variety of sustainable energy-focused organizations including Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Bike Houston, and New Quantum Energy.
The Blackwood Skyfarm Pop Up takes place today from 5 pm to 8 pm and is rain or shine. In the event of rain, the pop up will occur at The Post’s Z Atrium.