Urban farm continues efforts over summer

By: Meredith Francis The Xavier University Rec Center Butterfly Urban Farm continued its efforts over the summer to get the farm up and running as a multi-purpose farm space for Xavier’s campus. The urban farm, which began construction in February 2013, is located between the Commons Apartments and what is currently the University Station development. During Community Action Day last spring, 26 student volunteers built raised plant beds using recycled wood and kits that Xavier Physical Plant carpenters constructed for the students. Then, last April, Physical Plant craftsmen constructed the hoop house, which acts as a kind of greenhouse. Over … Continue reading Urban farm continues efforts over summer