Monthly Archives: January 2013

Self-help nuisance abatement and community gardening.

Many cities, including Baltimore City, have created systems by which city residents can “green” an empty city-owned lot in their neighborhoods. But what can residents do about privately-owned lots that are covered with weeds, trash, or worse? Self-help nuisance abatement … Continue reading

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Farm & neighbor collide in East Austin, Texas.

Another day, another conflict among an urban farm, a neighbor, and various levels of government. Dorsey Barger runs HausBar Farms, a 2-acre farm in Austin, Texas: home to “two donkeys, a goat, three pet birds, hundreds of chickens, dozens of … Continue reading

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