|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:49:13 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "New Urban Farm Brings Cheer to Deserving Community, " Providence, Rhode Island|
New Urban Farm Brings Cheer to Deserving Community By FRANK CARINI eco’Ri News (RI) August 6, 2018 PROVIDENCE - The place was a complete mess, but a trio of determined women was going to buy it anyway, as soon as the seller removed about 50 tattered mattresses from the dilapidated building. The 2.7-acre property was covered with wind-blown trash. More than a year later, the three women are still picking up broken glass. In fact, when they ask volunteers to help with the property’s rehabilitation, children are not welcome, at least not yet. They ripped up poison ivy by gloved hand, and brought in a tractor to help tear down the overgrowth. The empty factory with a brick facade, largely vacant since the 1990s, has no running water or electricity, is covered in graffiti, has been the victim of arson, and has been gutted of all scrap metal. … For the entire article, see https://www.ecori.org/smart-growth/2018/8/3/new-urban-farm-gives-back-to-community-literally -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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