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Triscuit backs community gardens in Chicago, LA

An urban farm in Detroit. (Heather Stone/Tribune)

Kraft Foods Inc.’s Triscuit crackers brand and a nonprofit organization that works to establish working farms on unused land are bringing their “home farming” concept to some low-income homes in Los Angeles and Chicago.

The plans for five community gardens — three in Chicago and two in L.A. — are to be announced Tuesday at a news event in New York hosted by the cracker brand and Urban Farming, a Detroit-based nonprofit. Get the full story »