truck garden

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Noun1.truck garden - a farm where vegetables are grown for markettruck garden - a farm where vegetables are grown for market
farm - workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
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Ignorant and inexperienced, it is not strange that in the first years of our new life we began at the top instead of at the bottom; that a seat in Congress or the state legislature was more sought than real estate or industrial skill; that the political convention or stump speaking had more attractions than starting a dairy farm or truck garden.
I looked in vain for truck gardens.--Billy, harness up your horses and be ready directly after dinner to take Saxon and me driving.
There was always plenty of work to do on the farm, paper route, grocery store box boy, weeding, and irrigation pipe crew on a large truck garden and delivering produce to market in Seattle."
Last year's potato patch at the family farm is now a truck garden that produces crops for sale to local food-buying groups.
The date was 1924 (the year before I was born), and it surely did not go on truck garden soil!
I dream of those who lived here before me--an Ohlone woman, members of the Peralta family whose hacienda this was, and a Japanese-American farmer who had a truck garden here until he lost it when he was interned during World War II.