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This year, the garden produced more than 8,000 pounds of produce, while the panels above generate enough power for 300 local homes. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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This Colorado 'solar garden' is literally a farm under solar panels

The newly passed infrastructure bill could lead to a boom in solar production requiring a lot more land, including farmland. But research is showing solar panels might actually help grow some crops.

Mayor Kim Janey wipes away tears as she delivers a farewell address in Roxburys Hibernian Hall in Boston, marking her historic term as the first woman and first Black mayor of Boston on Nov. 10. Boston Globe/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Boston will need to wait longer for its 1st elected Black mayor

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This Colorado 'solar garden' is literally a farm under solar panels

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