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Syrian Refugees Repurpose Mattress Foam as an Alternative to Soil to Grow Vegetables in the Desert

This is the Desert Garden Project and it’s giving Syrian families displaced by war the opportunity to grow herbs and vegetables in the desert. By repurposing discarded mattresses and using their foam as an alternative to the soil in hydroponic farms, these refugees – many who are skilled farmers, are able to have a sense of purpose again.

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