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Urban Farm providing affordable healthy options in Jacksonville, Florida

Saturday, March 11, 2017 17:49
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“Many local merchants believe that people would not buy fruits and vegetables. But they would if given the opportunity,” said Maxey. He invites families to come to the Urban Farm to get exactly what they need.

By Ashley Harding
News 4JAX
Mar 3, 2017


People in New Town said they just don’t have many resources for healthy living. That’s why, a community garden through Urban Geoponics is hoping to change that by providing healthy food that are affordable.

The garden is located at the Urban Farm at 3rd and Pearce streets in New Town.

“We have lemon trees, cocktail, broccoli, cauliflower trees…” said Urban Farm CEO Diallo Sekou.

Families unable to shop at a grocery store can get fresh fruits and veggies at a good price. There’s even an outdoor kitchen to teach better cooking.

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