May 18, 2012 @ 1:05 AM

Some of you may have been aware that near DeWitt and State Roads just NE of the Capital Region Airport there is Airport community garden (which is still going and packed to the seams this year) as well as a private farm (Cranes) on the North side of the road that rented larger spaces to gardeners. The Cranes farm has been bought out by CRAA and no longer is offering these spaces.

I just visited with an established market gardening family that seeks 1-3 acres to rent for 2012 production and beyond; they live on North side of Lansing and are hoping for space in DeWitt, Watertown township, Grand Ledge, Bath, etc.. Water access not required (there was none at Cranes at least).

Potential landowners open to this sort of arrangement can contact ...

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