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Phoenix Project aims to put local foods in mainstream markets


MILAN -- The potential to grow the local foods economy in the region from a niche-oriented enterprise to one serving the mainstream is not lost on Carol Ford and Chuck Waibel of Milan.

They operate a community supported agriculture venture based on their low-cost greenhouse that produces fresh greens for area families during the winter months. Garden Goddess Enterprises has won national attention as a potential model for local foods production.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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