Coombs country market with it's sod roof & goats has been around way before green roofs became tres chic.
"The original market was created by Kristian Graaten. Kris and
his wife, Solveig, emigrated with their children to Vancouver Island
from Norway in the 1950s. Kris, who grew up in the small community of
Lillehammer, was inspired to include a sod roof in his design of the
market. Many Norwegian homes and farm structures are built directly
into the hillside with the sod roof becoming an extension of the