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.