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Grow Like a Pro

5 STEPS TO START YOUR OWN GARDEN

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The benefits of a home garden are well documented. Fresh produce has up to 50% more nutrients than what you find at the store. While produce in your refrigerator can go bad in less than a week, live plants can last months, leading to less food waste and a reduced carbon footprint…

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Ian Wilson

Owner & Founder of Portland Edible Gardens

Born and raised in Portland, OR, Ian worked on and managed organic farms in Vermont, Argentina, Hawaii, and California before coming home to roost. He received an Advanced Certificate in Ecological Horticulture at UC Santa Cruz in 2010 and went on to manage 18 acres of organic vegetables at 47th Avenue Farm, one of Portland’s oldest CSA farms, growing food for over 200 Portland area families. He started Portland Edible Gardens in 2013 and has never looked back.

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