More than Just Dirt: Food, Community and the New Economy

Detroit’s urban landscape offers a new economic development, community and agriculture opportunity. Detroit Dirt is pioneering the composting and waste reduction revolution in Detroit. Dirt offers more than just a food solution. It also offers a new way to engage the community, create jobs, and build a localized economy in Detroit’s neighborhoods. How has Detroit transformed abandoned plots into productive economic clusters? What can other cities learn from Detroit’s experience?

  • Pashon Murray, Founder, Detroit Dirt & MIT Media Lab Fellow


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