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Nairobi--As land becomes scarce and food prices hit the roof, a new method of growing vegetables is fast gaining popularity in various parts of the country.  Using simple technology, vegetables are grown in a sack that is filled with soil and manure.

Kenya:  Growing Vegetables in Sacks to Beat Hunger and Make a Shilling

Sack Gardening Overview: Quote

"You know there are times one does not have even a shilling in the pocket but with a sack of vegetables one's family does not have to sleep hungry; all you do is pluck a few leaves of spinach, get a capsicum and even coriander and you have something to go with [maizemeal]."  -- Susan Wanjiru, member of Vision Sisters Urban Farming Project.

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Sack Gardening Overview: Quote
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