REPORT FINDS DETROIT COULD FEED MANY CITIZENS IF PUBLIC LANDS ARE CONVERTED TO FARMS AND GARDENS

Machine Finder, Nov 18 2010

Building an agricultural oasis in a city built on an automobile industry that relies so heavily on cement and steel is actually not that far from the realm of possibility, according to experts. In a study conducted by Michigan State University, researchers found that turning the vacant, publicly owned plots of land into farms and gardens could provide a sizable portion of the city's fruit and vegetable needs.