An All-Volunteer Squad Of Farmers Is Turning Florida Lawns Into Food

Posted on Oct 26 2016 - 7:33pm by UOG

fleetfarming1_custom-d1153632de5bb1cee75cfc521d2e7efb386eab44-s800-c85Florida homeowners are known for having a propensity for upscale, tropical landscapes. They pride themselves on lush green lawns in front of their homes.  One man however, Chris Castro, is turning up the grass in his neighborhood and making mini urban farms.

“His program is called Fleet Farming, and it’s starting off small, with 10 of these yard farms. Most of them sit smack in the middle of the front yard. Lawns are a thing here. Urban farms? Not so much. But so far, no neighbors have complained.”

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