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Albany: Early scenes from the Occupy the Farm action Saturday

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Occupy the Farm activists assemble outside Albany City Hall.

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Other activists were setting up closer to the site where UC and Albany are planning a development.

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Across Buchanan Street was a counter-demonstration by Albany residents supporting the development project

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Pro- and anti-occupy folks had some energetic exchanges of opinion.

Around 2 p.m. Occupy the Farm posted this message on its Twitter feed:

Occupy the Farm ‏@occupyfarm On the farm! Lunch at 3, dinner and GA at 7! Farming all day! Bring work gloves and friends and join us at the #gilltract

Occupy the Farm posted its thoughts on today’s action on its website.

Chris Treadway