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Whatever happened to the Kenyan farmer who turned a dump into a garden of giveaways?

In July 2020 NPR highlighted the work of Victor Edalia of Kenya, who turned a trash dump into an urban farm in Kibera, one of the world’s largest slums, on the outskirts of Nairobi. When the 32-year-old part-time driver signed a deal with a local chief for a quarter acre of land to farm, he had planned to sell vegetables to hotels. But during the pandemic, he began supplying free produce to struggling families. We returned to the former dump to find out what’s cropping up for the new farmer.

Once you open the brown rusted padlock, the inside

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Garden grows into Honey Tree Farm

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — Tori and Casey Ostwinch’s farm started as a garden.

Over the years, their garden grew until the pair decided to try farming full time.

For a year, the Ostwinches worked on a farm in South Carolina to see if they could do it themselves. In 2018, they decided to try.

The couple bought 5 acres in the St. Stephens area. They moved into the small brick house and built their farm, Honey Tree Farm, around it.

Now, rows of crops fill every foot around the house. Tomatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, radishes, lettuce and beets bloom from

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