PHOENIX — Sunflower Farmers Market here became the first grocery chain in the U.S. to own and operate a commercial-scale farm about a year and a half ago. Now that the farm has had time to cultivate, Sunflower recently began using it to implement a weekly community supported agriculture program called Veggie Box Subscriptions. And, company founder Mike Gilliland is already planning the next steps toward his goal of making the working farm a learning center that visibly demonstrates ...

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