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Eating Out - October 11, 2013

The transformation of a fire station's backyard

Garden feeds Mountain View firefighters, neighbors

by Karishma Mehrotra

Thirty years ago, the land behind Mountain View's Fire Station 1 was a basketball court for the Police Officers Association. Three years ago, it was just a blanket of tall weeds. "A forgotten land," said Mountain View firefighter-paramedic Mike Robbins.

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