In Detroit, amateur gardeners plant seeds and tend vegetable gardens in vacant lots and the yards of foreclosed and boarded-up houses—nurturing new hope for some of the city’s poorest residents. The program they are taking part in, run by a nonprofit organization called Urban Farming, takes advantage of unused property and even rooftops to grow food, which is then donated to local food banks and meal programs. … Back to Article
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