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Detroit’s thriving Agrihood feeds 2,000 families for free

In Detroit, Michigan, a groundbreaking project is transforming the community.

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) has created the nation’s first urban “agrihood,” a three-acre farm that provides free, fresh produce to 2,000 households.

This innovative project includes two acres of fruits and vegetables, a fruit orchard with 200 trees, and a sensory garden for children.

It’s a place where both kids and adults learn about sustainable agriculture.

MUFI co-founder Tyson Gersh describes the agrihood as an alternative neighborhood growth model focused on urban farming.

Over the past four years, the Agrihood has not only provided …

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