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03 WE’LL GET BACK TO THE LAND

The demand for hyperlocal food is reshaping some suburban communities.
Growth industry The Cannery is built around a working farm—just two miles outside the bustling city of Davis, California.

When residents of the Cannery walk out of their front doors, they are surrounded by 7.5 acres of farmland that’s flush with tomatoes, melons, and other produce, as well as a healthy brood of free-range chickens. In the distance, there’s a barn

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