Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Price Hill Vacant Lots Occupied Project Give Properties New Life

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Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Price Hill Vacant Lots Occupied Project Give Properties New Life

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful joined by UPS volunteers to plant trees in the Price Hill neighborhood.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful joined by UPS volunteers to plant trees in the Price Hill neighborhood.

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Friday, July 14, 2017 - 2:00pm

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Price Hill Vacant Lots Occupied Project put unused vacant property to good use by planting trees, along with other food-bearing plants, to give these properties new life, while providing access to healthy, natural food to residents of Price Hill.

The intention of this project is twofold -- manage the vacant land with something other than mowing, and grow food and other useful materials as close to residents as possible to increase access and improve the health and well-being of those who live, work and play in Price Hill!

This is a long-term project that will take several years to complete, but thanks to The UPS Foundation and Keep America Beautiful, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful has made significant progress toward making food more accessible in low-income areas of Price Hill, and improving the appearance of its blighted vacant lots.

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