Straight from the Farm to the South Bronx

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Photo Credit: Marcus Yam/The New York Times

The New York Times has a short video feature about the new South Bronx farm share, which was created by Dennis Derryk, a community organizer and professor at the New School for Management and Urban Policy.

Similar to a Community Supported Agriculture or CSA, Derryk's program allows residents to pay for shares of fruits and vegetables from several farms in upstate New York. But instead of paying hundreds of dollars at the beginning of the season, shareholders only have to pay two weeks in advance and the rates are on a sliding scale based on income.

To learn more about the Corbin Hill Road Farm, where residents will begin to get most of their fruits and vegetable, visit the farm's website

Read the full story at New York Times .