Since the mid-1990s, wherever she lived, Chris Brandt always had a garden. And it was always a place, she says, where she felt a certain measure of solitude and reassurance amid her chaotic life. She spends hours a day in her garden in Boonville, which contains more than 40 varieties of fruits and vegetables. She grows most of her own food and has plenty left over for her church.
Taking a risk: Chris Brandt
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