Mar 27, 2018

03/27/2018: Detroit’s new urban farms

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(U.S. Edition) Markets are rallying worldwide, which may have to do with relief that we're not facing a global trade war (at least not yet). We'll look at why banks and tech companies are leading this rebound. Afterwards, we'll discuss…

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Detroit's new urban farms bring change and raise questions

Mar 27, 2018
Since 2016 Detroit has gained more than 22 new large scale gardens and farms. As these new farmers put down roots, some wonder what the future of urban agriculture will look like there.
Paige Pfleger/ for Marketplace

(U.S. Edition) Markets are rallying worldwide, which may have to do with relief that we’re not facing a global trade war (at least not yet). We’ll look at why banks and tech companies are leading this rebound. Afterwards, we’ll discuss Apple’s plans for a more affordable iPad, and then explore how new farmers are putting down roots in Detroit. 

 

 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC