Lynn Cosmos, 75, collects weeds from her home garden to feed to her chickens May 13 off of Butterfield Road in Yakima. Cosmos has lived on her property for 45 years, raising her own food, chickens, and five Nubian goats. She is one of three homeowners who will lose their homes in a road expansion project. (Amanda Ray / Yakima Herald-Republic)

Lynn Cosmos, 75, collects weeds from her home garden to feed to her chickens May 13 off of Butterfield Road in Yakima. Cosmos has lived on her property for 45 years, raising her own food, chickens, and five Nubian goats. She is one of three homeowners who will lose their homes in a road expansion project. (Amanda Ray / Yakima Herald-Republic)

Yakima woman wants to stop the city from taking her home

She has lived off the land for 45 years. “This is my health plan. This is also my retirement plan.”

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