New Study Shows Vast Potential of Detroit Urban Farms

Detroit’s Urban Farms Could Provide a Majority of Produce for Local Residents (ScienceDaily)

EXCERPT: As city officials ponder proposals for urban farms, a Michigan State University study indicates that a combination of urban farms, community gardens, storage facilities and hoop houses — greenhouses used to extend the growing season — could supply local residents with more than 75 percent of their vegetables and more than 40 percent of their fruits.

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