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October 8, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 1/16/2013

"It basically takes a simple edible garden and turns it into a NASA rocket."

-- Jason Helvenston

Members of Orlando's Municipal Planning Board are accustomed to receiving stacks of tedious zoning reports, but their meeting Tuesday was the first time they got carrots.

That veggie offering may have helped one couple make their case.

The College Park residents who drew national attention by filling their front yard with vegetables won a small victory by convincing most planning board members that the city's proposed garden regulations are too restrictive.

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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