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Detroit Urban Farm

Two Men, Two Farms and a Legacy We Can All Learn From

Nancy Kotting | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green
Nancy Kotting

Unknown to one another, Walter and Rex made the same decision in the end, and in so doing, have left us with a lesson anyone who eats food and walks on soil needs to know: Our connection to, and knowledge of, the food we eat, the land upon which we grow it and the people who plow, plant and pick it is more important to our future than all the money in the world.

This Boston-Edison Farm Plans To Increase Workforce, Raise Fish

modeld | Posted 04.09.2013 | Detroit

This story originally appeared in Model D on April 9, 2013. Noah Link and his small team of agricultural entrepreneurs at Peck Produce are pushing ...

Nonprofit Wants Land For Fish Farm, Urban Agriculture

Posted 01.28.2013 | Detroit

Investor John Hantz may have given up his dream to create the world's largest urban farm in order to grow trees. But another effort is now underway to...

David Sands

Bringing Detroit's Toxic Soil Back To Life | David Sands | Posted 07.26.2012 | Detroit

Believe it or not, Theodore Kozerski's garden experiment began as an archaeological dig. The Row House, located on Sixth Street between Porter and...

World's Largest Urban Farm Moves Closer To Realty

Posted 07.07.2012 | Detroit

Detroit's urban farmers have been waving their pitchforks indignantly over it for years, but a controversial agriculture deal between the city of Detr...