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Sharecropper house on Alexander Farm

Deadline to save Cornelius tenant farmhouse is Feb. 1

Dec. 22. By Dave Vieser. Preserve Mecklenburg, which hopes to save the tenant house at the old Alexander Farm at West Catawba and Westmoreland, would move the historic structure to a site near the Cedar Grove mansion on Gilead Road in Huntersville. The deadline is apparently Feb. 1. “There were many sharecroppers at Cedar Grove,” […]


Carolina Farm Trust plants urban farm in Huntersville

Feb. 17. Carolina Farm Trust will break ground on Free Spirit Farm, a 28-acre urban farm in Huntersville, later this month. It is the Cornelius-based non-profit’s largest undertaking yet. ‚ÄúDuring a time where we feel powerless in so many ways, Free Spirit Farm is an opportunity for all of us, as Mecklenburg County residents, to […]