Contest aims to find ways to grow food-bearing plants in austere environments

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No one becomes an astronaut for the food. But you can’t live on the space station or fly to the moon or Mars without food. Now a challenge contest aims to find ways to grow food-bearing plants in austere environments. Director of education at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Amy Padolf, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more.

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