Somehow, in the course of our overnight in Detroit, we ended up in the Financial Times, one of the leading newspapers in the United Kingdom. When we arrived at Earthworks Farm on the east side of the city, a freelance photographer was there taking pictures for an article on urban horticulture.
Here's the link:
And here's the lede:
Since more of us now live in urban sprawl than on cultivated land, separate organisations have been rethinking how we can make cities more palatable places to live in. They are coming to remarkably similar conclusions. Their ingenious schemes are turning spare plots of concrete jungles into public farms. And the ideas are so cohesive as to represent a global movement for community-led urban food production.