urban agriculture

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Garlic is a relatively simple crop to grow in your yard or garden. Plant it in the fall under a good cover of mulch and with a little care you'll harvest your garlic bulbs early the following summer. On this the first installment of KBIA's Farm Your Yard host Carrie Hargrove walks us through the process. Carrie is the Farm Manager for the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture.

The rising interest in eating locally grown food throughout the state has sparked the Missouri Department of Agriculture to begin a local food grants program. In its first year, the program has awarded a grant to the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture.