Fish and vegetable farm planned on 12 acres in Wellston

By | October 23, 2017

A Minnesota businessman is planning an urban “aquaponics” farm to raise fish and grow vegetables in Wellston .Glenn Ford, of InCity Farms, this month closed on the purchase of about 12.5 acres from the St. Louis County Port Authority for the venture, a $325,000 sale that has been in the works for over a year.Ford said his goal is to build the urban farms in communities where unemployment is high, and the $20 million, 175,000-square-foot Wellston facility will be the first. One of his partners, Norman Harrington, grew up in St. Louis and is the son of Melvyn Harrington, a founder of one of the city’s first black-owned banks.

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