Touch the Soil News #1555 (Feature photo – Backyard Farm – courtesy of Carl Freeman)
Stuff news brings us the story of how interest is backyard farming and food marketing is of importance and interest. Taranaki, New Zealand is the focal point of a $100,000 grant to further promote fresh produce from backyard gardens. Local farmer Carl Freeman of https://www.freemanfarms.org/ is participating in the effort.
You can read the full story here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/119157095/taranaki-backyard-vege-farmers-awarded-100k-research-grant