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Mega-quarry begone: Meet the gang that saved a township Add to ...

This week, a motley but determined crew of urban foodies, local farmers, well-off weekenders and event organizers tasted victory when a developer’s plans for a mega-quarry in Melancthon township were suddenly scrapped. Over the past few years, the unlikely allies, whose mission was to keep the area agricultural, were able to galvanize culinary and musical stars to perform at massive benefits. Gayle Macdonald reports on how the key players, from city and country alike, met and raised awareness in every corner of the city, from Lawrence Heights to Liberty Village.

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