Roots &, is owned and operated by Alec Baxt, a long-time, ISA Certified Arborist, Tree Risk Assessor and Climber Pruner. Alec spent nearly a decade caring for Brooklyn Botanic Garden's tree collection and prior to that worked in Prospect Park and for the Parks Council (now New Yorkers for Parks).
Alec has also spent time studying and working in urban and rural agriculture and taking part in research projects in the US, French Guiana and the Ivory Coast. Research projects include his own, on the viability of growing nutrient dense foods on rooftops, and nearly two years in French Guiana and the Ivory Coast on a range of wildlife, botanical and environmental projects, deep in the rainforest and savanna.
Alec cares deeply about plants, people and the environment.
Roots & is based in Cobble Hill Brooklyn.