New Leaf Agriculture: A CSA with a mission

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My CSA share from New Leaf Agriculture
Photos and story by Alana Moehring Mallard

I’ve enjoyed getting my vegetables from a Community Supported Agriculture local farm for years. For about a decade my vegetables came from Johnson’s Backyard Garden, and for the last year from Good Apple and then New Leaf Agriculture. 

I fell totally in love with New Leaf Agriculture when I learned that the farm is part of Austin’s nonprofit Multicultural Refugee Coalition and provides “dignified, fair-wage work” to refugees, most of them farmers in their homelands. Multicultural Refugee Coalition also has a textile side, called Open Arms Studio that provides advanced sewing training and fair-wage employment for refugees...

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