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A sign in large writing reads Hope Drive Apartments.

A shared garden creates a vibrant and healthy community for low-income families

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB/Report for America) – Just off East State Street, on the outskirts of Athens, is the low-income housing development at Hope Drive. At the far end of the road, a small community garden brims with plants. The tomatoes are the most eye-catching. As anyone who has tried to grow them knows, they have… Read More

Black and Red Angus cattle graze in a pasture in Calloway County, Kentucky.

Small farmers see a silver lining as the pandemic affects Ohio’s meat industry

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MECHANICSBURG, Ohio (WYSO) — Brandi Anderson runs a small farm about 40 miles west of Columbus. It’s called Women that Farm. She grew up raising cattle not far from Dayton. By 2015 she quit her job as a grain elevator manager in London, Ohio. She and her husband began raising Holstein and black Angus cattle… Read More