Local urban farmers bloom where they’re planted

Joe Ostafi with Urban Harvest STL, preparing the site for construction of more raised beds. (Photo by Libby Franklin)

Urban agriculture has taken root in cities everywhere, including right here in the River City.  It comes in many forms: the community garden, the backyard vegetable patch, the rooftop bee colony.  But cultivating food in town can be complicated and wrought with challenges—so what is it that’s driving some city dwellers to skip the grocery store and get their hands dirty?   Libby Franklin reports in the next of our new series Sound Bites,created in partnership with Sauce Magazine.

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