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Urban Farming as an Investment?

We’ve all heard and read plenty about how Rust Belt cities can use their vacant lands as space for urban farms and community gardens.

This article from the Los Angeles Times says some folks believe they could even make a profitable investment. Michigan native and financier John Hantz has invested an initial $30 million of his own money toward purchasing equipment and land in Detroit, according to the article.

-KG

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