Building a Megafarm in Anaheim: A Q&A With Aaron Flora by @Seedstock

I think the whole thing is exciting, but it’s also an exciting risk. There is nothing like this within the city. We’re building a farm that’s basically open to the public, run as a non-profit. There have been community gardens forever, but this is like a garden on steroids. We are going to grow tons of veggies and have tons of fish, so I think that we’ll have to figure out how to manage people coming in, and distributing food, as well as running it. Juggling that is something I don’t have much background in. I’ve never run a grocery business or a distribution business, but I feel like I’ve got good people around me who can help. I feel confident that I will make a lot of mistakes, but I’ll figure stuff out. The attention that I’ve been getting, as well as the help and support, have been overwhelming — just the companies that want to purchase the food and other big business...

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