Community farms, gardens should be invested in for all of Tampa


In downtown Tampa, a new urban farm has blossomed from the efforts of three local farmers and the Tampa Housing Authority, turning what was once two acres of concrete into an abundant supply of nutritious foods.

Meacham Urban Farm is located in a mixed-income housing development called the ENCORE! District in Tampa and hosted a grand opening Feb. 9. It officially opened to the public Feb. 13, providing the locals with healthy options such as organic produce, eggs and meat, according to the farm’s website.

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