Make A Difference

On Saturday, October 22nd, as part of a nationwide “Make a Difference Day,” over 180 amazing Hands On Central Ohio volunteers came out on a crisp fall day to “Make a Difference” in Weinland Park. Gathering at the Weinland Park Elementary to sign in and prepare for the day, volunteers from the “Y,” City Year, Godman Guild, Weinland Park Community Civic Association, and other organizations were all … Continue reading Make A Difference

Iron Street

Inspired by Will Allen’s recent visit hosted by the Stiletto Gardener, Local Matters, Hounds in the Kitchen, and Franklin Park Conservatory…. as well as the recent Community Engagement conversation hosted by the Food & Wellness Committee of the WPCCA, OSU Architecture, Local Matters, & MORPC at the Godman Guild…. A team from OSU Knowlton School of Architecture hit the road to check out Iron Street … Continue reading Iron Street

Community Engagement

Last Tuesday the Weinland Park Community Civic Association‘s Food & Wellness Committee hosted a Community Engagement Conversation in collaboration with Local Matters, Knowlton School of Architecture, CEGI, and MORPC.  This event took a great deal of planning and genuinely sought resident input about food, possible food related jobs, and plans for the 3M site on 4th Street & 5th Avenue. The Community Engagement Meeting pulled in … Continue reading Community Engagement

Baby Steps

So since the last posting, we’ve been very busy.  Here are some of the points of interest to share: We’ve met with Amy Yersavich of the EPA and have submitted paperwork with Waggenbrenner Development to get 4th Street Farms lot priority testing for contaminants.  We are not sure when that test will happen, but do want to assure everyone that we have no intention of … Continue reading Baby Steps