The School District of Lancaster maintains a 21-acre vacant lot across from Wheatland Middle School. A Lancaster City resident, Ben Weiss, would like to turn 10 of these vacant acres into farms and a garden. Weiss runs two organic farms in Mount Joy and Millersville.
Weiss would actually farm five acres, four acres will be available as “incubator plots” for other farmers and the last acre would be devoted to a community farm and garden.
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