This is brilliant! Absolutely brilliant. When Robyn Streeter and Donna Smith couldn’t get a farm to start a traditional CSA, they began using people’s backyards in Portland. Their business Your Backyard Farmer will farm in back yards in the community. Residents can hire them to farm in their own backyard.
This is what they say about themselves on their website.
The farmer comes to you, within the Portland and Milwaukie areas. Pioneered in March of 2006, Your Backyard Farmer is an innovative approach to community supported agriculture through urban backyard farming. We create small sustainable organic method farms at your backdoor & provide fresh, in-season produce from your farm to your fork.
See them at work in this YouTube video.
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