Pioneer Press - Over the course of at least four days this week, enough topsoil to cover three city blocks a foot deep in dirt will be dumped on a hilltop south of Minnehaha Avenue in Frogtown.

Urban horticulture advocates are ecstatic at the news. One of the nation’s largest contiguous urban farms is finally taking shape in a St. Paul neighborhood that’s short on trees and green space.

The 100 semi-truckloads of dirt were scheduled to begin rolling into the city-owned land Monday and continue until Thursday or Friday but were delayed a day or two after heavy rains... Read full article.