Vacant Buildings Become Indoor Farms

Indoor farming is gaining traction in Detroit. Using vertical shelving and hydroponic systems, entrepreneurs are turning abandoned buildings into greenhouses producing kale, basil, and other vegetables available for sale to local businesses. One example is Artesian Farms. Jeff Adams is the Managing Partner for the company. He spoke with WDET’s Bre’Anna Tinsley about the benefits of growing produce indoors. 

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Bre'Anna Tinsley

News Reporter

Frequently covers local government and community beats

btinsley@wdet.org   Follow @Bre_Tin

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