This is a map of all the past and present community gardens hosted by community groups, churches, and nonprofits as well as large scale urban farming over an acre in size. There is a great amount of opportunity in Detroit for urban growing, but it is not without it’s challenges. More recently, a number of large scale operations have reported multiple break-ins and theft of equipment.
Read more in the full 2017 Detroit Food Metrics Report here.
With all the vacant lots in Detroit I’m sure this trend will continue. Detroit was known as the “City of Neighborhoods” maybe it will turn to the “City of Gardens”