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Farms

We've heard plenty about thieves plundering abandoned buildings for copper in blighted urban areas. (Remember HBO's "The Wire"?) These days, though, the focus is on rural areas. And Texas is No. 2 in the country in the number of metal theft claims reported to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Harvest Public Media looks into the farm-country phenomenon.

Summertime, fresh air, blue skies can bring to mind healthy fresh produce, though you don’t expect it to happen near downtown Dallas! Commentator Joan Davidow shares her new weekly farming experiences and looks at how we could all take steps to a better life right in our own back yard.