My back yard is no good for growing food. It’s got terrible sun exposure, the soil is poor, and it’s a small space to begin with. My front yard, however, is southern facing and beautiful. I think I could get a good harvest out there, but can I legally grow food in my front yard?

The answer, of course, is it depends. I’d like to be able to tell you “no problem!” – and personally, I think it should be that way – but there have been more than a few recent cases where front yard gardeners have found themselves in hot compost tea. Read the full article on Modern Farmer.