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Chuck Waibel did his homework, researching the literature before coming up with a design for a low cost greenhouse from which to produce greens and other vegetables as a community supported agriculture venture. Last year's heating bill was under $75. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

Garden Goddess Enterprises a growing success


Producing greens and vegetables by the bushel basket through the course of a Minnesota winter -- and paying no more than $75 in heating bills to do it -- is an attention-getting feat.

So much so that Carol Ford and Chuck Waibel, founders and owners of Garden Goddess Enterprises of Milan, have become speakers in demand whenever the topic is local food production or food security.

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