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Man Lives Off the Fat of His Brooklyn Land

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Man Lives Off the Fat of His Brooklyn Land

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Man Lives Off the Fat of His Brooklyn Land

Man Lives Off the Fat of His Brooklyn Land

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

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

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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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