Alpha Omega Veterans Services plowing new ground with urban farm

By Updated: July 03, 2019 9:43 AM CT | Published: July 03, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Veteran Ed Carlock, 71, helps mulch a line of blackberry bushes at the Alpha Omega Veterans Services community garden in South Memphis on Tuesday, July 2. The nonprofit that mostly provides housing for homeless veterans has added an urban farm to provide a kind of horticultural therapy as well as job training.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Veteran Ed Carlock, 71, helps mulch a line of blackberry bushes at the Alpha Omega Veterans Services community garden in South Memphis on Tuesday, July 2. The nonprofit that mostly provides housing for homeless veterans has added an urban farm to provide a kind of horticultural therapy as well as job training. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She’s lived and reported in the city more than two decades.


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