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Where there once were weeds, there is now a farm field, planted in potatoes, broccoli and greens. Where there once was a defunct greenhouse, there are now floating trays bursting with lettuce, fed by water circulating through a tank of tilapia. – See more at: http://plancharlotte.org/story/friendship-trays-urban-farm-sprouts-garinger-high#sthash.ky8MWl3F.dpuf Where there once were weeds, there is now a […]

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By Amber Veverka In a weedy, unused corner of land behind Garinger High School in east Charlotte, a dream is taking shape. It’s a dream of connecting school kids to the earth, low-income communities to food, and unemployed adults to jobs. It’s called the Friendship Gardens Urban Farm, and it’s the work of a team […]

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By Craig Paddock A new farm in downtown Matthews is now home to a running wolf and leaping deer – part of a large, moving sculpture that’s the creation of  N.C. State professor Will Hooker and a dozen students in his landscape design class. The bamboo weather vane sculpture at Renfrow Farm – which depicts […]

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