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Zoning changes could produce new farms in Boston

Green leaves and sprouting stems cover one neatly piled row after another. A half-dozen workers, several wearing wide-brim straw hats, sit on milk crates in the midday sun, plucking weeds from between the crops of beets, carrots, lettuce, spinach, arugula, kale, tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers.

“It’s a little piece of country right here,” said Bobby T.E. Walker III, the farm manager.

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