A vacant city-owned lot is on its way to becoming southeastern San Diego’s first community garden. A local nonprofit and the Southeastern Economic Development Corp. are trying to make it happen, as I wrote Sunday.

I spent a couple of minutes yesterday talking to NBC 7/39’s Catherine Garcia about the farm and why the partnership between the nonprofit group and the city is a little unusual. It’s an example of how, even in an economic downturn, city-owned land awaiting development can be put to productive use.

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Please contact Adrian Florido directly at adrian.florido@voiceofsandiego.org or at 619.325.0528 and follow him on Twitter: twitter.com/adrianflorido.

Adrian Florido

Adrian Florido is a former staff writer for Voice of San Diego.

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