Monthly Archives: August 2012

New life for old ground in Old Brooklyn


“What you are witnessing is a miracle.” President and General Counsel of the Cuyahoga Land Bank, Gus Frangos addressed the attendees on August 22 just before the official groundbreaking.

A dream finally came true that morning when Rising Harvest Farms hosted it’s first official event, breaking ground on the land that will very shortly become the home to an urban agricultural farm where the workers will be paid individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who will be receiving experience-based job training, making them eligible for employment.

Rising Harvest Farms plans to be a model of sustainable farming serving the local community by improving local availability of healthy food, and supporting efforts in our city.


Read more about the groundbreaking