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Urban Farm Plus Chickens Located at Business Property in Boston

Thursday, October 13, 2016 12:23
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Miner says the trend is growing because people want to know where their food comes from, cities want to shed their “food desert” labels and businesses want to offer a better work/life balance.

By Elizabeth Hopkins
Oct. 5, 2016


Above the hustle and bustle of Watertown, don’t be surprised if you hear the cluck of chickens.

In that city, a hot pink chicken coop sits in an unusual space and it marks a trend that’s bringing “farm living” into the heart of urban areas.

“It’s not just a matter of watering. They’re learning about crop cycles, we’re learning about how to compost,” James Miner said.

Miner isn’t a professional farmer though. the plants where he works are located just beyond a parking lot, planted in about a hundred milk crates — just outside the offices of Sasaki and Associates.

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