Hmong News : A different sort of farm share

The Boston Globe  |   2015-09-01 17:51
A Hmong woman, an immigrant from Laos, approached Moreira about using a small corner of the field to grow her own crops.


Hmong News - A Hmong woman, an immigrant from Laos, approached Moreira about using a small corner of the field to grow her own crops. Soon, word spread, and little by little the entire field was given over to immigrant farmers, each in charge of his or her own plot. Today, says Moreira, 275 farmers are growing more than 75 kinds of vegetables at what is now called Flats Mentor Farm. (The name derives from the fact that the farm is in the Bolton Flats Wildlife Management area — the only privately owned land...
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