Over the past several decades, much of Detroit has become a real life example of one of those "what happens when the humans leave" Discovery shows. Large swaths of abandoned neighborhoods have been consumed again by nature.
Michigan State University which has a large agriculture program wants to start an urban farming institute and Detroit would be the ideal location. Hopefully this project comes to fruition. If the city can finally find a way to consolidate the far-flung but shrinking population into a more manageable and concentrated part of the city, many thousands of acres could potentially be reverted to farm land.
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The goal, said Rick Foster, director of MSU’s Greening Michigan Institute, is to make Detroit the center of a worldwide research effort devoted to growing food inside cities as a way to get fresh fo…
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