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Community Effort Saves Tryon Life Community Farm

TLC Farm, a seven acre non-profit educational farm in the Tryon Creek Watershed, was threatened with becoming a high-impact housing development if supporters did not raise the 1.5 million dollars needed to purchase the land and transfer it to a land trust by January, 10. In an outpouring of community support, the people of Portland donated over $100,000 in the last week in hundreds of contributions of all sizes, to ensure the land would be protected and the educational programs would continue.
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