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Farm Talk: Reinal “Roy” Caspari

On a mild Saturday morning, I drove to the newly launched Hollywood Farmers Market. I was looking for Roy, an Indonesian man who was selling his produce at the market. I had no idea what Roy looked like, but knew that he was an ECO Farms “success story,” according to Amanda – ECO Farms’ Operation Manager. I navigated the loose grid of tables, …

Hot (inside) and Cold (outside)

This Saturday the weather was beautiful and we accomplished a lot with the help of a surprise volunteer group from the University of Maryland’s Social Justice Initiatives program, a part of TerpCorp that engages students in the community to address current issues facing society: We finished putting the plastic covering on all of the hoophouses! …