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New York Times Article: A Locally Grown Diet With Fuss but No Muss

An interesting twist on how even the folks with no time but enough money are endeavoring to be "locavores".

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Excerpted from article:

As a result of interest in local food and rising grocery bills, backyard gardens have been enjoying a renaissance across the country, but what might be called the remote-control backyard garden — no planting, no weeding, no dirt under the fingernails — is a twist. “They want to have a garden, they don’t want to garden,” said the cookbook author Deborah Madison, who lives in Santa Fe, N.M.

Her neighbor Chase Ault, a business consultant, recently had a vegetable garden installed with a customized set of plants and a regular service agreement. “I am working 24-7 these days, but I wanted to have something growing in front of me,” Ms. Ault said.

Read the full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/22/dining/22local.html

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