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Neith Little, Kim Rush Lynch, Dale Johnson, Nicole Cook, and Ginger Myers

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This material is based upon work supported by USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2015-49200-24225

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The logo for the UMD Extension Urban Ag program was designed by Trish Moore. The graphic design and layout of this guidebook was done by Susan Barnes.

Development of this guidebook included focus groups using methods reviewed by the University of Maryland, College Park, Institutional Review Board, approved under project number 1218631-1. We wish to express our profound gratitude to the farmers and growers that took the time to share their knowledge and experience.

We also wish to thank the following people for their input, advice, and constructive feedback: Sarah Everhart and Megan Todd, Agricultural Law Education Initiative; Mariya Strauss, Farm Alliance of Baltimore; Margaret Morgan-Hubbard, ECO City Farms; Maya Kosok, Hillen Homestead; Farmer Chippy, Plantation Park Heights Urban Farm; Farhad Ahmad Siddiqi, ECO City Farms; Denzel Mitchell, agriculturalist; Stephanie Freeman, Relish Market LLC; Kate Lee, DC Greens; Atiya Wells, Backyard Basecamp; Doug Adams, New Brooklyn Farms; Niraj Ray, Cultivate the City; Rebecca Bradley; Deb Smith, Refuge Garden and Filbert Street Garden; Dylan Moran, Civic Works, Gwen Kokes, Civic Works; Jordan Bethea; Mike Davis, Rockville, MD.; Anthony Nathe.

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