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Pennsylvania farmers, who use high tunnels, will no longer have to meet state regulations intended for commercial and residential development.

High tunnels are temporary structures that extend the growing season and can be used for a variety of vegetables, small fruits and flowers.

A grower who produces 3,000 pounds of blueberries per acre (which is about average for Ohio) and earns $5 a pound can see $15,000 per acre in gross revenue.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- High tunnels might help eradicate a "food desert" in the southeast corner of the Keystone State, if a collaboration between Penn State Extension and community partners in Philadelphia is successful.
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