market garden

a garden or farm for growing vegetables to be shipped especially to local or nearby markets. Compare truck farm.
British, truck farm.
(initial capital letters) Military. the Allied code name for the unsuccessful invasion of Holland by British and American airborne and infantry forces on September 17, 1944.


market gardener, noun
market gardening, noun Unabridged
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market garden
chiefly (Brit) an establishment where fruit and vegetables are grown for sale
market gardener

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Example sentences
The intensive three-day course demonstrates aspects of setting up and running a
  market garden or small farm.
He now works in a market garden but still doesn't earn enough to buy a bicycle.
In the summer, the couple rely on market garden crops, and then beef in the
Agriculture also prospered, as local markets developed for dairy and market
  garden products.
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