March 15, 2013
This is ingenious or ridiculous, or both.
The Green Shepherd Project has three parts:
- employ sheep to maintain unkept lawns at Indianapolis' many vacant houses,
- to hire a homeless veteran to tend the sheep to move them from yard to yard, keep them safe from stray dogs, etc., and in so doing help himself or herself readjust to life, and
- the air we breathe would benefit because gas-powered lawn mowing gives off more funk than you'd think (Environmental Protection Agency stat: Running a lawn mower for an hour is as bad for the air as driving a car 45 miles.)
Read the entire story at www.thestarpress.com/article/20130313/NEWS06/130313008.
Reprinted in part from The Star Press