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Hantz Farms

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...

State Rep. Makes Appeal Regarding Detroit Future City Framework Implementation

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

Michigan State Rep. Alberta Tinsley-Talabi (D-Detroit) responded to release of the Detroit Future City framework Wednesday with an appeal to city and ...

Detroit Council Decides On Hantz

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 5:01 p.m. --Mayor Bing released the following statement on the Hantz Woodlands deal to The Huffington Post: “Today’s City Council approva...

Thinking for Ourselves: Hantz Opportunity

Shea Howell | Posted 02.09.2013 | Detroit
Shea Howell

Instead of jumping into a massive land sale, we encourage the City Council to put in place policies and practices that will move neighborhood developments onto positive, principled and productive frameworks.

A Quick Primer on Hantz Woodlands

Jon Koller | Posted 11.30.2012 | Detroit
Jon Koller

Detroit is at a turning point and how massive tracts of land are doled out will play an enormous role in shaping the city's future. Before we agree to Hantz's proposal on the basis of the severity of the problem, shouldn't we explore other solutions?

Public Will Get Chance To Speak Out On Hantz Land Deal

Posted 11.30.2012 | Detroit

Detroiters who want to speak their minds on the proposed Hantz Woodlands land sale will have an opportunity to do so next month at a public hearing sp...

Hantz Farms: 'We Are Not Going To .. Indiscriminately Apply Pesticides Across Detroit's Landscape'

Posted 07.30.2012 | Detroit

Like Quicken Loans CEO Dan GIlbert, the president of Hantz Farms has marshaled the power of the pen to personally strike at critics (alas, no Comic Sa...

Detroit: A Tale of Two... Farms?

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
Eric Holt Gimenez

Land -- rural or urban -- is more than just land; it is the space where social, economic and community decisions are made, and it is the place of neighborhood, culture and livelihoods. It is home.