Memphis neighbors who won governor’s award plan edible urban forest

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: September 28, 2019 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Members of the Mitchell Heights Neighborhood Association were presented with the 2019 Tennessee Governor's Award for Environmental Stewardship by Gov. Bill Lee (center) in Nashville on Aug. 1.</strong> (Photo courtesy of TN.gov)

Members of the Mitchell Heights Neighborhood Association were presented with the 2019 Tennessee Governor's Award for Environmental Stewardship by Gov. Bill Lee (center) in Nashville on Aug. 1. (Photo courtesy of TN.gov)

Mitchell Heights Neighborhood Association built community gardens, organized neighborhood cleanups and fought chronic problem properties in Environmental Court. Now they're working on an edible forest.

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Dana Merriweather Mitchell Heights Neighborhood Association Sidney Johnson Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

A.J. Dugger III

A.J. Dugger III is lead writer for High Ground News' signature series, On the Ground. 


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