Man Lives Off the Fat of His Brooklyn Land

Manny Howard holds one of his chickens on his tiny Brooklyn farm. i i

hide captionManny Howard holds one of his chickens on his tiny Brooklyn farm.

Margot Adler, NPR
Manny Howard holds one of his chickens on his tiny Brooklyn farm.

Manny Howard holds one of his chickens on his tiny Brooklyn farm.

Margot Adler, NPR

A lot of people talk about eating locally, but Manny Howard went further. He created a farm in his 20- by 40-foot Brooklyn backyard — with rabbits, chickens, and a host of vegetables — and was determined to spend a month eating only from his land.

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