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Robert Litt: Urban-Farm Pioneer
Photo courtesy of Robert Litt.
When he opened the quirky Urban Farm Store last year in Portland, Oregon, the 39-year-old Litt officially became a trailblazer in the urban-homesteading movement. He and his wife, Hannah, supply aspiring chicken owners and postage-stamp-backyard gardeners with baby chicks, organic vegetable starters and bee-keeping equipment; their guide to raising chickens, A Chicken in Every Yard, will be published next year.
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