“Revitalization projects on Wilmington’s East Side are helping to nourish, raise hope and rebuild a community plagued with poverty, crime, blight, and low homeownership rates.
Urban Acres Produce is among those ventures. “This is the perfect example of what it takes to revitalize a neighborhood,” said City Council President Hanifa Shabazz.
Shabazz toured Urban Acres garden on 8th and Church Streets and was surprised to see how well the project has progressed. “I remember when Reverend Keeling first eyed the location, and he and I came out to see what [it] could become,” said Shabazz.”