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Cleveland is finding creative uses for vacant lots, including an educational tool for kids
An elementary school is making a garden out of an eyesore
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


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This long vacant lot is being transformed into a flower and vegetable garden for students at the elementary school across the street.
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Across the street from Cleveland’s Buhrer Elementary School is a small vacant lot where a house once stood.  In the spring, that lot will be a garden for the students.  The school garden is one of 66 “Re-Imagining Cleveland” projects. It’s a federally funded effort to find creative ways to reuse the city’s many vacant properties. WKSU’s Kevin Niedermier went to Buhrer Elementary to see how the future garden is progressing.

 

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