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A farm for the community

You might think it would be hard for a farmer to play favorites among vegetables. But Johanna Rosen (Master of Environmental Studies ’13), co-founder of Mill Creek Farm in West Philadelphia, has no hesitations.

“I love okra. It’s so tall and striking,” Johanna says. “It’s an important crop in African American foodways, and Mill Creek always sold out at every market.”

You might think it would be hard for a farmer to play favorites among vegetables. But Johanna Rosen (Master of Environmental Studies ’13), co-founder of Mill Creek Farm in West Philadelphia, has no hesitations.

“I love okra. It’s so tall and striking,” Johanna says. “It’s an important crop in African American foodways, and Mill Creek always sold out at every market.”

Read Johanna’s story >

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