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Detroit: The Center of Urban Farming

When most people think of the city of Detroit, they think of how and where America went wrong. While there remain some longstanding virtues of the place, the Motor City has been in a steady decline fo…

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Oak Park, Michigan: Where Growing Vegetables is a Crime

Written by Jason Knapfel for DietsInReview.com Since when is growing vegetables a crime? When you live in Oak Park, Michigan (a suburb of Detroit) and you do so in your front yard. "We thought i…

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You and The Secret Millionaire

Last week I watched ABC's new show, The Secret Millionaire, which places millionaires in low-income communities, strips them of all their worldly possessions and asks them to covertly find worthy …

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