"The city of Helena is preparing to move ahead with its plans for a park that has been loved and languished at times in the years since the Teamsters Union in Helena hauled dirt in 1915 to level this area for its future use."
"Wintry weather has laid claim to the vacant land that’s been a neglected city park and is envisioned to become a place where trees and bushes produce food with space set aside for a community garden."
From the Billings Gazette: Montana’s first edible forest to grow in Helena’s 6th Ward Park
"Helena will be the first city in Montana to design an edible forest garden. And starting this week Dave Jacke, a national leader in this type of garden design, will teach a Helena workshop of 33 professionals from across the country who will help design the new park.
"Right now, admittedly, the location behind the Helena Transit Station doesn’t look much like a park. Bordered by Bozeman and Gallatin streets, the park is a worn patch of ground with a few ash trees and lilac shrubs."