Farming Detroit

Take a city, essentially raped and pillaged by the failing automobile industry, where population shrinkage, and abandoned homes and lots are a huge problem, and make the best of it.

I saw a fella going down the street on a tractor. So, being a farmer, I flagged him down and said, “Man, what do you do with a tractor in the city?” And he said, “Well, I make $100,000 mowing weeds on vacant lots.” And I got to thinking, “Man, if we take that money and turn it into growing food on vacant lots….”