Bluffton's Aimee Weber picks eggplants from a farm Saturday morning during a "crop mob" at Bear Island Farm accessed through Colleton River Plantation. Crop mobs are loose organizations of volunteers that help independent farmers with daily tasks.
Bluffton's Aimee Weber picks eggplants from a farm Saturday morning during a "crop mob" at Bear Island Farm accessed through Colleton River Plantation. Crop mobs are loose organizations of volunteers that help independent farmers with daily tasks. Sarah Welliver/The Island Packet
Bluffton's Aimee Weber picks eggplants from a farm Saturday morning during a "crop mob" at Bear Island Farm accessed through Colleton River Plantation. Crop mobs are loose organizations of volunteers that help independent farmers with daily tasks. Sarah Welliver/The Island Packet

Growing trend: 'Crop mobs' sprout up to help farmers

August 03, 2011 12:01 AM

UPDATED August 03, 2011 05:08 PM

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