Fresh Start Community Garden To Leave Gardner Park

Community garden organizer Jenn Bernier addresses the Newport City council.
Ed Barber
Staff Writer

The Fresh Start Community Farm will remove its presence from Gardner Park in Newport City following a dispute with city officials. Jenn Bernier appeared before the city council on Monday to provide an overview of the organization which manages two other gardens in Newport. Following the presentation and ensuing discussion, Bernier announced the decision by the board of directors to close the garden. Read why in the Newport Daily Express.