Metro Nashville to acquire 600 acres of farmland, Keep it Green


The Nashville Tennesseean reports that Nashville’s collection of parks and greenways is poised to grow by approximately 600 acres, with Metro nearing the acquisition of farmland near Stones River in Donelson, highly coveted property that developers and Metro officials have eyed for years.

A formal announcement is slated for Tuesday morning, when officials from Mayor Karl Dean’s office, Metro parks department and the Conservation Fund, a nonprofit organization, plan to gather at the property off Cliffdale Road, behind the Donelson Plaza shopping development off Lebanon Pike.