David and Goliath: Small Palm City farm stands up to Army Corps

Article Posted on October 21, 2021

CORRECTION: An earlier version of the story incorrectly indicated that Martin County and the South Florida Water Mgt District “showed support for the farm’s activities."

A water quality controversial court battle between a small organic farm in Palm City and the Army Corps of Engineers is intensifying as regulators are again combing through the 30-acre NeshaFarm in search of data for a federal case.

They are taking photos, digging holes and gathering soil samples.

It’s all part of a federal case (No. 2:21-cv-14205-KAM) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging wetlands violations, which the farm’s representative characterize as a federal overreach and a violation of constitutional rights.

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