Saint Francis Foundation to break ground on South Side Farms project

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – The Saint Francis Foundation’s revitalization project South Side Farms for southern Cape Girardeau will break ground in early 2023.

Last week, Cape Girardeau Planning and Zoning Committee voted unanimously to approve final plans for the development.

“It’s exciting seeing something that can be this beneficial to the south side, and to the community as a whole, come together,” said Jimmy Wilferth, Vice President – Foundation, Marketing and Facilities at Saint Francis Healthcare System.

The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved every element of the 16-acre project which includes, a farm, grocery store, health clinic, restaurant and affordable housing.

South Side Farms aims to increase the overall health of the residents in South Cape Girardeau.

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