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Saint Paul’s egg/plant urban farm supply: a hip shop for the neo-rural renaissance


“There’s something about working with your hands, to make what you need, that’s so much better than just going out and buying something,”

By Elizabeth Millard
The Line Media
Jan. 26, 2011


Matson started the store in April 2010, after growing weary of driving to far-flung feed stores to feed her small flock of backyard chickens.

She was familiar with retail operations, having managed bookstores in the past, but left that profession to stay home with her kids. She’d pondered a shift to garden design, and earned a Master of Agriculture in Horticulture at the University of Minnesota, while working at a garden center.

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January 26, 2011   1 Comment