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St. Paul urban farm can turn out 1-million pounds of produce/year

Local produce manager says, “We’ll take everything they can produce.”

By Tim Sherno
KSTP
Apr. 10, 2014

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The former Hamm’s Brewery in St. Paul is producing again, but not what you think.
A farm has moved into the building that has been vacant since 1997. Dave Haider is one of the co-founders of Urban Organic, the new occupant of the Hamm’s Brewery says when his farm is up to full potential it will ship an impressive amount of fresh produce. “We can turn out about 1-million pounds of organic produce each year.”

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Land Accessibility Among Urban Crop Farmers in Lagos, Nigeria

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Benefits Potentials of Urban Crop Farming

By Christopher Odudu
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
2013-09-28

It is generally felt that agricultural production is located in the rural areas to be exploited to provide food for the teeming population especially the population of our towns and cities. Only little is known of the rising importance of crop farming taking place in various towns and cities world-wide. The activity enhances households’ food security, income, employment and makes numerous contributions to a city’s social, economic and environmental development.

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