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market garden

Chiefly Brit an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale
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In partnership with Huddersfield Bee Keeping Association, the Shaws have half a dozen beehives on site, from which it is hoped to produce honey to sell under the Banney Royd Market Garden brand.
Riverside Market Garden, where the project was launched, itself raised money through a community share issue to support its work to grow and supply organic vegetables to Cardiff's farmers' markets, local people and restaurants.
"If the operation is to be solely confined to a market garden in the 1- to 10-acre range, heavy draft horses may not be required to carry the workload.
Their efforts in Sicily, Normandy, and Operation Market Garden showed them to be tough, disciplined fighters able and willing to take on the most difficult challenges.
Operation Market Garden saw Allied forces land behind German lines near Arnhem, where they were defeated after days of fighting.
For the failed Market Garden campaign, the division was awarded the Militaire Willems-Orde from the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
The code defines market garden as "an area of land managed and maintained by an individual or group of individuals to grow and harvest food crops and/or non-food, ornamental crops, such as flowers, to be sold for profit." Id.
McManus, September Hope, focuses on the two American divisions involved in the ultimately futile Operation Market Garden. McManus concentrates on the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions and, later in the story--when the massive operation devolves into more grinding, more conventional fighting--on the 104th "Timberwolves" Infantry Division.
1944: The British airborne invasion of Arnhem and Eindhoven in the Netherlands began as part of Operation Market Garden, to secure a bridge over the Rhine, but after a battle which lasted until September 27, the attempt failed.
Around 150 former soldiers from the UK and Holland who took part in Operation Market Garden met in Southport.
--ANNE M., from "Spring Fever and a Market Garden" in Growing Possibilities
Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm by Darrell Frey (2010) is for those who live on a larger suburban or rural property.