WICHITA FALLS, TX – Benjamin Walker — works at Sheppard Air Force Base — and he also owns and operates Blazing Star Urban Farm.

Walker turned his front lawn — a fifth of an acre — into a large garden.

“You know, I’ve always been around it. My parents have always had a garden and I’ve been doing gardening for as long as I’ve been an officer really,” Walker said.

He is also one of the brand new vendors at the Wichita Falls Farmers Market — starting on the first day of their main season: May 6.

“And I just figure, you know, I’m here, so let’s bloom where I’m planted, right?” Walker said.