thinking creatively about business in the backyard:
- Eden on Earth (Flagstaff, AZ). For-hire farmers who maintain backyard gardens and install rainwater catchment systems.
- Backyard Farmer (Richmond, VA). For-hire farmers expanding beyond the backyard garden to maintain gardens at restaurants, community organizations, businesses, schools – for the added benefits of fresh cooking ingredients, charitable donations and tax incentives.
- In Your Yard CSA – Platte Prairie Farms (Kansas City, MO). Networks backyard gardens for collaborative Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) distribution.
- Community Roots Farm (Boulder, CO). Involved in Neighborhood Supported Agriculture, connecting front and backyards and church lawns to neighbors and the Boulder Farmers Market.
- bk Farmyards (Brooklyn, NY). Residents pay for organic yard-farming and produce delivered to their doors; others without yards pay for produce cultivated in these farmyards. And facilitates dinner parties to share food.