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Garden Plots at Manatawna Farm
Philadelphia

About 500 acres on the West slope of the Ridge, at the Southwest corner of Northwest Philadelphia, are still held in wild and/or agricultural condition.  This part been used for community gardens since the 1970s. The Urban Agrarian Dream is in full sway here.  But the suburban mansion peeping through the trees is a sign of the growing commercial pressure on one of Philadelphia's last bits of rural land.

Read more about Manatawna Farm [here].

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