03 Apr '13, 11am

No Time to Grow Food? Company Will Plant a Garden for You

No Time to Grow Food? Company Will Plant a Garden for You

Farmyard, a Phoenix-based company, installs and helps maintain gardens for their clients. Photo: Kathryn Sukalich, Earth911 You know that saying, 'Give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he'll eat for a lifetime?' This sentiment is pretty fitting for a new service available in the local food and gardening movement. Farmyard , a Phoenix-based company, has a unique business model that not only provides fresh, organic produce through a community supported agriculture (CSA) program, but also visits the yards of those interested in growing their own food, helps install gardens and follows up to ensure clients are properly tending to their crops. At its core, learning to garden requires that people alter the way they think, both about what they eat and how they interact with the world around them. "We're so used to having that grocery store mentality, having...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2013/04/03/farmyard-garden-profile/

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