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Turning a city lot into a farm site

Transforming an abandoned lot into a productive farm site can take more than clearing the soil and planting seeds.

Through the City of Boston’s Pilot Urban Agriculture Rezoning Project, City Growers obtained use of a quarter-acre lot at the corner of Glenway and Bradshaw streets in Dorchester’s Four Corners neighborhood. The former school site had been vacant for more than three decades.

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