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Our South Side Youngstown urban farmer, profiled last month, has made significant improvements to his fruit and vegetable garden. He’s also in the process of obtaining the land from the county land bank and possibly expanding across the street to another vacant lot for fruit trees.

William D. Lewis\The Vindicator
Mason Carratt stands near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where  he plans to offer produce to those in need.

William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Mason Carratt stands near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where he plans to offer produce to those in need.


William D. Lewis\The Vindicator
Mason Carratt holds"seed Bombs" near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13They are clay balls filled with excess seeds. he encourages people to toss them onto vacant lots around the city. He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where  he plans to offer produce to those in need.

William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Mason Carratt holds"seed Bombs" near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13They are clay balls filled with excess seeds. he encourages people to toss them onto vacant lots around the city. He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where he ...


William D. Lewis\The Vindicator
William D. Lewis\The Vindicator
Mason Carratt stands near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where  he plans to offer produce to those in need.

William D. Lewis\The Vindicator William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Mason Carratt stands near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where he plans to offer produce to those in need.



William D. Lewis\The Vindicator
Mason Carratt shows a 2 liter plastic bottle he turned into a lettuce planter near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where  he plans to offer produce to those in need.

William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Mason Carratt shows a 2 liter plastic bottle he turned into a lettuce planter near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where he plans to offer produce to those in need.


William D. Lewis\The Vindicator
Mason Carratt stands near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where  he plans to offer produce to those in need.

William D. Lewis\The Vindicator Mason Carratt stands near his garden on Hillman in Youngstown 6/10/13 He has cleaned up a vacant trash filled lot and planted a garden where he plans to offer produce to those in need.