How does one get fresh, local produce to urban areas? Mark Lilly uses a bus he bought for $3500 off craigslist, dubbed by Richmond, VA locals as "The Veggie Bus."
In 2009, Lilly created Farm to Family. Farm to Family offers produce from within the community, featuring chemical-free products. The bus brings the farm to local neighborhoods where residents may not otherwise have access to these fruits and veggies! Sometimes they'll even bring chickens and rabbits so kids can truly understand how to "know your food." From lettuce to fresh pasta to bacon, they've got all sorts of locally sourced food.... read more