Growing a Business in a Community Garden

A Plan B for hard times SPIN farmer Caroline Barrington is growing something different in her community garden – her bank account. Community gardens have always provided important social benefits, but significant food production has never been one of them. Caroline is showing not only that they can, but they can also be turned into […]

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Growing a Business in a Backyard Garden

A farm dream comes true In 3 short years Dylan House went from calling himself a square foot gardener to the lettuce guy. He believes each seed he plants represents opportunity. Opportunity to grow, to realize a full potential, to start a journey as one thing and be transformed into something completely different. In Dylan’s […]

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Workin’ Your Niche

What’s Special About You? Niche is what SPIN farmers have always been and how we’ve competed. But the business environment is different now. Availability of specialty and exotic crops is everywhere. The local foods industry is now worth billions. Large supermarket chains sell billions worth of organic products. What made us special isn’t so special […]

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