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Local Food Security – A Significant Boost to the Future

Touch the Soil News #1754  (Feature Photo – Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Logo – CCA SA 4.0 International)   

It doesn’t take much contemplation, to realize modern civilization is 90 percent reliant on artificial life support systems – pumped water distribution, electricity, transportation, waste removal and the list can go on. One of the largest of these artificial life support systems is the food chain and the food that is the pipeline to the grocery stores. The recent kinks of the supply chains, represents a significant risk to the future. Its resolution represent a significant boost to the future.

WXYZ news of Detroit, picks up the story of a very large urban farm (200 fruit trees and 350 different varieties of greens and vegetables) that is transparent and accessible to the immediate community. You can read the story here and watch their video: https://www.wxyz.com/news/community-connection/michigan-urban-farm-dedicated-to-growing-fresh-produce-and-feeding-the-community-in-detroit

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