First chicks arrive as urban farm begins to take shape

The Roanoke urban farm is beginning to take shape, and the first produce is likely to be ready in January. The farm will allow the Roanoke Natural Foods Co-Op to provide its members eggs, fruits and vegetables direct from farm to store. It’s on land sold by the city in recent months that had little other valuable use. WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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100 chicks are being kept warm indoors for the first 30 days

Sean Jordan is the Farm Manager

 

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