More homegrown vegetables, without the sweat

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When we wrote about San Francisco-based My Farm earlier this summer, we noted that Oregon-based Your Backyard Farmer had reportedly been doing something similar for a few years already. Sure enough, turns out the two-woman company began installing organic gardens throughout the Portland, Milwaukie and Lake Oswego areas of Oregon back in 2006. Your Backyard Farmer requires just a plot of land big enough to feed the mouths involved--10 by 10 square feet is about the minimum for an individual or a family of two--along with six hours of direct sunlight a day and an outdoor water source. In exchange,…

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