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market garden

Chiefly Brit an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale
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The first stock were then planted in 1902 at Lower End Farm, Lower Moor near Pershore by Mr Martin's market gardener nephew James Payne.
Local history reveals that well into the twentieth century Chinese market gardeners continued to be important suppliers of food and were 'welcome visitor[s] to the back doors of many housewives'.
Gangmasters have for years played a key role in recruiting people to pick fruit and vegetables for farmers and market gardeners.
Outside the enclosed area, the plant is developing improved facilities for local businesses such as landscape and market gardeners, offering confidential waste disposal.
Coming from a family of farmers and market gardeners, Ruth developed a love of gardening at a very young age, and it's a passion that has remained with her.
Says Sean: "Our course includes a lot of practical tasks and most of us earn extra money at weekends and during holidays working for market gardeners.
He continues to buy what he always buys and continues to till, plant, water and weed year-round in the way he learned at the knee of his father and his grandfather, market gardeners in Nottingham, England.
Many aren't really new; they're recent discoveries from European market gardeners, who grow them for both taste and appearance.
Expected results : Sustainable intensification of production 950 farmers / trainers cereal / eras and market gardeners / eras, through the adoption of agroecological and agroforestry practices, access to water and sustainable woodlot management by 50 women.
There also are articles on the Edmonton Horticultural Society, on the Vacant Lots Club, Chinese market gardeners, and the beauty of Edmonton's roses.
In comparison, most horse-powered market gardeners of a similar scale will have three or four horses.
Many of them were market gardeners who would walk to Sydney overnight to get to market in the morning.