Community gardeners take pride in the crops at Marathon Farm, an urban garden set up and run by Philadelphia’s Marathon restaurants. Located on a once-vacant lot in the Brewerytown section of the city, the farm provides affordable healthy food and education programs for the community.
Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™
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