Mar 3, 2013

York County farm preservation has less money to spend, but a new idea might net more land

(YDR) York, PA - Sally Barnes and her husband, Casey, don't ever want their land turned into a development, with dozens of houses replacing pasture, hay and woodland.
Both of them have full-time jobs, but they wake up early to care for the horses they breed and raise on the land. Some of the land they rent to a farmer who makes hay. They live there, too.
"I think it's a very unspoiled little secret of York County," said Sally, 34.
Their 35 acres in York Township sit a little more than three miles from a Giant supermarket in Windsor Township, and closer than that to a high school. Continued