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This is a fascinating article on hundreds - yes, hundreds! - of new developments now being built around, and otherwise linked to, organic farms. It's a new way to preserve open space - instead of golf courses, or parks - and also can provide food, community and learning opportunities all rolled into one.

Very exciting.
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Currently in our area destination resorts have had to incorporate golf courses as open spaces and to draw tourists.  I'm really not a fan of destination resorts but this makes it a bit more appealing to me.
One of the current County Commissioners has even gone as far as saying golf course grass should be considered a farm crop. I'm waiting to see if they try to acquire farm subsidies for the growing of that grass.
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