Britta Riley designs and builds urban farms and other participatory artworks that explore the city.

Why you should listen

Britta Riley is an artist and technologist who makes crowdsourced R&D solutions for environmental issues. Her company, Windowfarms.org was named one of the top 100 businesses to watch in 2010 by Entrepreneur Magazine. Windowfarms makes vertical hydroponic platforms for growing food in city windows, designed in conjunction with a online citizen science web platform for with over 16,000 community members worldwide.

Britta Riley’s TED talks

Quotes from Britta Riley

Join us in rediscovering the value of citizens united, and to declare that we are all still pioneers.
Britta Riley
TEDxManhattan • 939K views Nov 2011
Inspiring, Ingenious
Maybe we just need to ditch the term ‘consumer’ and get behind the people who are doing stuff.
Britta Riley
TEDxManhattan • 939K views Nov 2011
Inspiring, Ingenious
There are days when I palpably feel how much I rely on other people for pretty much everything in my life.
Britta Riley
TEDxManhattan • 939K views Nov 2011
Inspiring, Ingenious