Visitors can bike over to marvel on the robust raised beds of produce that supply the hotel’s kitchen with pesticide-free tender spinach, zesty radishes and crisp asparagus. Tomatoes are synonymous with this corner of New Jersey and the farm’s plum variety are jarred and used in the hotel’s pizza sauce all year. Gardening lessons, greenhouse tours and workshops on composting accompany the style of child greens, tomatoes and just-dug radishes. Rosemary and sage perfume the air, while four chickens strut in a coop surrounded by a canopy of hops shading them from the midday sun. The kitchen staff of the Crosby Street Hotel head to the rooftop to collect the eggs and tends to the habanero peppers, only a few flights from the Prince Street subway station.
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