Boggy Creek Farm, Austin, Texas
The urban farming movement is proving that food can be grown in abandoned lots, on former highway ramps, or in the backyards of city dwellers. Moreover, food grown in the city can be used as a resource for low-income families, public schools, local farmers markets, and even high-end restaurants. Here's our intro to urban farms that are doing all these things and more across the country. Read the full guide on Marketplace.
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Photos: Boggy Creek Farm (1), Green City Market, Chicago by Flickr member Johnny Hunter used under Creative Commons license (2), Silver Lake Farm (3), Just Food NYC (4), City Garden Farms Portland (5)