In a deviation from typical rezoning requests, the County Board of Commissioners approved the plan for a small farm at Thursday night’s meeting.
Patricia Nolde and Danny Dougherty, Jr. asked the commissioners to rezone 6.833 acres fronting on Lester Road and Red Fox Run for agricultural use.
The goal is to start a small vegetable farm using organic practices. Nolde plans to retire from her job at Georgia State in a few years, and she is fully committed to becoming a full-time farmer. With the new zoning, she will also be eligible for USDA programs for both small (more…)