Food In the News

Recent news items about topics related to this year's Reading Together program.

Can Urban Farming Brighten Detroit? (NPR)

"...Brightmoor is perhaps one of the toughest neighborhoods in Detroit.
But if you're picturing an industrial wasteland filled with cracked pavement and leaning chain-link fences, you have got it wrong. Brightmoor is poor, but it's green. Riet Schumack is trying to take advantage of that greenery. She's the co-founder of Neighbors Building Brightmoor, a group that's using urban farming to revitalize the neighborhood. Riet, welcome to the program." More...

—National Public Radio, Dec 23, 2013