farmland preservation http://ripr.org en Could Johnston Be In The Forefront Of Losing Farmland? http://ripr.org/post/could-johnston-be-forefront-losing-farmland <p>A property in Johnston is the latest target in the fight to save Rhode Island's farmland from development. It's an issue that pits the rights of property owners against concerns about preserving green space. In this case, the application to change the zoning ordinance on the farmland has come to a temporary halt, as the owner considers his options. He's in talks with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management about how to move forward. Rhode Island Public Radio’s environmental reporter Ambar Espinoza joined Elisabeth Harrison in the studio to share more details.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:45:00 +0000 Ambar Espinoza & Elisabeth Harrison 28832 at http://ripr.org Could Johnston Be In The Forefront Of Losing Farmland?