The Urbandale Farm ProjectóLansing's first urban farmóis set to
kick off its inaugural season at the south end of Hayford Street.
According to excerpts from the article:
A half-acre of vacant land
on Lansing's Eastside is about to become the Michigan capital's
pioneering urban farm, with help from two Michigan State University
The Urbandale Farm Project is the first effort of
the Lansing Urban Farm Project, co-founded by Laura DeLind and Linda Anderson.
spring and summer, the pair will join area residents, students and
volunteers from the federal volunteer program AmeriCorps to maintain
the farm," university spokeswoman Kristen Parker said in a story on the
university's Web site.
The Lansing project is in the Urbandale area and can't be developed
because it sits on the city's 100-year flood plain, DeLind said. The
Ingham County Land Bank now owns the farm site.
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