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Successful urban farmers use intensive agriculture

There are many benefits to farming in urban areas. Most urban farmers are close to markets and customers. They often spend less time and money transporting goods to customers than rural growers. Urban sites generally offer easy access to potable … Continue reading

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New farmers are urban farmers

Three young women turned their love of gardening into a business. Fay Strongin and sisters, Laura Brown-Lavoie and Tess Brown-Lavoie, have been friends since early childhood. They started farming in 2011 on an abandoned lot just minutes from busy downtown Providence, RI. [Read … Continue reading

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