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The Farm On Ogden – New Frontiers In Sustainable Farming

Touch the Soil News #1143 (Feature photo – Chicago Botanic Gardens – Public Domain)

While it is hard to imagine any agricultural venture competing with industrial agriculture, one should not – in the long run – underestimate the power of non-profit food enterprises.

Called the Farm on Ogden, this new approach and new facility brings much larger participation and focus than non-profit food enterprises of the past. In addition to food production, the venture equally focuses on health, food preparation, local and jobs. It is no surprise that this is not a Wall-Street venture. The venture is a collaboration of the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Lawndale Christian Health Center.

You can learn more about the project here:

https://www.chicagobotanic.org/urbanagriculture/farm_on_ogden

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