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My Farm Roots: Big City Girl with Small Town Roots

On the Brooklyn rooftop garden she helps maintain, Missouri native Monica Johnson says she's not afraid to show her farm roots. (Abbie Fentress Swanson/Harvest Public Media)

It’s time for My Farm Roots, a series from Harvest Public Media in which we hear Americans’ stories and memories of rural life. Because when you hail from farm country, roots run deep. In today’s report from Abbie Fentress Swanson, we hear about Missouri native Monica Johnson, who now lives in New York City.

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To learn more about this series, "My Farm Roots," visit the Harvest Public Media website. Read our stories... and share your own! And listen to KPR next Wednesday morning, for another installment of My Farm Roots.


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