Here’s an urban farm that provides tools, vegetables, jobs and jam

Afro Jam is a revenue-producer for Detroit's Oakland Avenue Urban Farm. Image: Eric Freedman
Afro Jam is a revenue-producer for Detroit’s Oakland Avenue Urban Farm. Image: Eric Freedman
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By Eric Freedman

In recent years I’ve read a lot about — and written a little about — urban farming but hadn’t put my boots on the ground at one until recently when I joined MSU faculty members and grad students on a tour of the Oakland Avenue Urban Farm in Detroit’s North End.

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We’re looking for 10 ideas to make the world less hungry

 The Food Fix is launching a podcast series that steals this idea from one of our favorite prodcasters, Freakonomics.

That one is titled, “10 ideas to make politics less rotten.” The host interviews experts and others about a single idea to bring civility to politics.

We propose something similar: “10 ideas to make the world less hungry.”

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