Russ Finch holds up half of a Cara Cara orange grown in his geothermal greenhouse in Alliance, Neb. Courtesy of Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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A Carnivore's Solution To Space Constraints: The Meat Locker

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Freight Farms are shipping containers modified to grow stacks of hydroponic plants and vegetables — anywhere, 365 days a year. Courtesy of Freight Farms hide caption

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The turkeys at Kate Stillman's farm don't have to be loaded on a trailer and driven hundreds of miles this year. They now meet their ends on the same farm where they lived their lives. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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For More Local Turkeys To Hit Holiday Tables, You Need An Abattoir

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Tokens representing $1, which can be used specifically for fresh fruits and vegetables, are displayed at a Electronic Benefits Transfer, or food stamp, station in the GrowNYC Greenmarket in Union Square on September 18, 2013 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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Writer Arlo Crawford (left) with his father, Jim Crawford, an elder statesman of the organic farming movement who dropped out of law school in 1972 to grow vegetables. Melanie McLean/Courtesy of Henry Holt and Co. hide caption

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Legume Chef Trevett Hooper and butcher Tyler Mossman with large beef cuts in the restaurant's kitchen. Ashley Rose/Courtesy of Trevett Hooper hide caption

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Ranch-To-Table Trend Has Some Diners Asking: Where's The Steak?

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Prisoners build an organic vegetable garden in the prison yard of the medium security unit at San Quentin State Prison in December. Kirk Crippens/ Insight Garden Program hide caption

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Chris and Sara Guerre are among a growing number of farmers who have made the choice to rent land to farm instead of buy because of increasing property values. Zac Visco for NPR hide caption

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Here's How Young Farmers Looking For Land Are Getting Creative

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Forget Golf Courses: Subdivisions Draw Residents With Farms

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For $300, a share from Cheryl Wixon's Kitchen will get you 54 jars of pasta and pizza sauces, cranberry ketchups and fruit jams and butters delivered between November and April. Courtesy of Andrea Hand hide caption

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Time for a meat locker? One Flickr user's freezer after purchasing a large share of a pig. Cowgirl Jules/via Flickr hide caption

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