Suburban “agrihood” proposed near Des Moines

By Julia Poska
High_Point_community_gardenThe proposed development would feature community gardens and organic farming (Wikimedia Commons). [LEFT]
A tiny Iowa town may soon get an unprecedented expansion. Diligent Development wants to build Iowa’s first “agrihood” on 400 acres just south of Cumming, bringing food and outdoors living to the center of a relocalized community.
According to the Des Moines Register, which featured Diligent’s plans yesterday, over 200 such communities already exist elsewh…