Pioneer Press - Frogtown, one of St. Paul’s most “park-deprived” neighborhoods, soon will be home to a new park and “urban demonstration” farm.

On Wednesday, the Trust for Public Land announced that it had closed on a deal with the city and the Wilder Foundation to create a new 13-acre park and farm off Minnehaha Avenue. The nonprofit said that Frogtown has the lowest amount of green space per child in the city, averaging 0.006 acres per child.

“The fact that this deal is being finalized in line with what our original timeline was — we wanted this deal to come together before the end of the year — speaks volumes to the fact that we’re on schedule and the expectations that we laid out from the outset are being met,” said Brad Meyer, a spokesman for St. Paul Parks and Recreation... Read Full Article.