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Support the East Phillips Indoor Urban Farm Project

  • Minneapolis City Hall, Room 317 350 S 5th St Minneapolis, MN 55415 (map)

The East Phillips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI) is asking for support. The group is comprised of neighborhood groups, including Tamales y Bicicletas, Seward Co-op's July SEED recipient. The EPNI is working to secure land for an urban farm project that would bring affordable housing, urban food production, a coffee shop and a bicycle shop to the southside neighborhood.

The next step in the process is the Minneapolis Ways and Means Committee meeting at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Minneapolis City Hall in room 317 on the third floor. The EPNI is asking for supporters to bring signs calling for space to be designated for the project at the Roof Depot site, as well as suspending demolition of the building on the site until acreage is secured.

The project would be part of the Hiawatha Campus expansion. The city of Minneapolis is planning to relocate and consolidate the Public Works Water Distribution Maintenance and Meter Shop operation from three sites to a centrally located facility. Learn more about what the city is considering on the city's website.

Need a ride to City Hall or want to learn more? Contact EPNI Board Member Carol Pass at 612-280-8418 or cpass@runbox.com.

Click here to learn more about the East Phillips Indoor Urban Farm Project