In the spring of 2015, Fenway Farms was planted, a rooftop garden on the third base side of the ballpark, above Jersey Street. Produce and herbs grown in "Fenway Farms," presented by Pennington, Sage, Orsted, Nellies, Builders Gin, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Aramark, will be used in food products prepared at the ballpark this season, including the restaurant in the Dell Technology Club.
Fenway Farms is sited on a 5,000 square foot roof above the Red Sox Front Offices. Previously an underutilized black rubber membrane roof, the space will now be used much more productively with an estimated 6,000 lbs of produce harvested annually.
Environmental Benefits of Fenway Farms include:
- Improved air quality
- Energy Conservation through Improved Thermal Performance
- Moderation of Urban Heat Island Effect
- Storm Water Amelioration