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Sparc in the Press – Nonprofit helps create St. Paul’s largest urban farm

Launched by Sparc, a nonprofit business assistance group on Rice Street, the new North End Urban Farm and farmers’ market covers 3.2 acres and hosts four separate growing organizations in neighboring plots. They include an urban farmer with dreams of creating an outdoor performance space on the site, a Hmong group helping 11 Southeast Asian women learn how to take their products to market, a volunteer-driven community garden overseen by a 63-year-old Vietnamese woman, and a young Frogtown couple who sell their vegetables to the public on a subscription basis.

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