3/12/2007

Queen City Farm - March Update...

First wrote about 194 East Utica about a year ago - right here & here. Then again, last November - here. And as fixBuffalo readers know, Rod McCallum has picked up the ball and actively developed a viable plan for this location. Recent background here & here...
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Rod just passed along the following good news...
Dear QCF Supporters,

It has been an amazing couple of weeks. Last time I sent an update we had just met with Commissioner Tobe, I was preparing for a meeting this the Masten District Block Club Coalition and looking forward to meeting with Councilman Smith.

1) The meeting with the Block Club leaders was very positive. Everyone around the table affirmed the project, welcomed our efforts and several people offered to contact Councilman Smith on our behalf. This is very important to the project as community excitement and involvement is the most important piece to the puzzle we are assembling. read the rest....
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I believe the impact of Queen City Farm will be as great as the other three recent developments on this part of the City's near East side. Let's make sure to add this development to the expanding list that includes Artspace, Performing Arts HS and the Merriweather Library.

Consider reaching out and contributing your own personal or professional resources to this amazing development on the City's near East side - it's real and totally organic!
Connect with Rod - Queen City Farm 187 West Utica Street Buffalo, New York 14222
c: 716-207-9327 p: 716-891-7912 f: 716-895-2058 rod@queencityfarm.org
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6 comments:

Michele J said...

This is an absolutely wonderful idea...

Black Rock Advocate said...

This serves as the Epitome to grass roots. News like this makes it all worth it good work D. B.R.A

smlg.ca said...

I'm a big fan of this idea. Just excellent.

fix buffalo said...

Sean,

Let me know if you have anything like this up your way in Toronto...thanks!

smlg.ca said...

There is nothing like that currently happening in the greater golden horseshoe that I'm aware of. At the risk of sounding pompous, there aren't m/any large swaths of abandoned residential areas that I know of. Windsor might come closest, in small parts of it. Otherwise, areas remain occupied, if rundown.

whitney arlene said...

Wow, very cool. No idea this was in existence.