Plan to build mixed-income community with agriculture space wins approval in California

City Council members were swayed by the proposal because of the urban farm concept

By Peter Fabris, Contributor | October 8, 2015

Core Companies' plan for a mixed-income community that features a 1.5-acre urban agriculture space was approved by the Santa Clara City Council, despite it being less financially viable than others, according to city officials.

The city owned the parcel of land that had previously been owned by the University of California. City Council members were swayed by Core’s proposal because of the urban farm concept.

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