By NANETTE LIGHT
The Dallas Morning News 

Bonton Farms in Dallas meant to help provide fresh produce

 

December 15, 2017



DALLAS (AP) — Bonton farmers have big plans for a patch of dirt at the end of Bexar Street in southern Dallas, the one that just a few weeks ago was simply a hole in the ground.

Bonton Farm leaders and supporters this month broke ground there for a marketplace where farmers will sell fresh vegetables straight from the dirt — food harvested from the neighboring acre-plus farm and its nearby 40-acre extension.

The Dallas Morning News reports that for Daron Babcock, executive director of Bonton Farms, this moment has been a long time coming.

"Look at this," Babcock said in November as he p...



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