1. Lecturer Shakara Tyler: Black food sovereignty is a real possibility in Detroit

    “That Black agrarian history that has been supplanted in Detroit and physical amount of territory available, and the unapologetic politics around self-determination and Black power, have created beautiful storm of sorts where these things intersect where Black food sovereignty is a real possibility.”

    ~ Shakara Tyler

  2. Urban agriculture in Detroit: Scattering vs. clustering and the prospects for scaling up

    Comparing the two years also highlighted the ephemeral nature of urban agriculture in Detroit. Between 2010 and 2016, 14 of the 53 gardens were lost, but 50 new gardens were added.