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Growing food in Detroit, no sunshine needed

"Hydroponic agriculture is really the next level technique where you’re growing in an area where there’s no soil available or where the soil’s highly contaminated," farmhand Allie Mason said, "It’s an excellent solution when you’re living in a highly urban setting to be able to grow hydroponically and not only are we growing hydroponically but vertically so we’re maximizing the use of space."

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6/13/19: One Detroit – Headlines / Hydroponics / Census 2020

Christy, Nolan and Stephen talk about some of the week's biggest headlines, including the Detroit Police Department's handling of a disruption by a neo-Nazi group during the Motor City Pride LGBTQ weekend celebration. The team also discusses the controversy over the possible closing of Benton Harbor's only high school, which would send 700 students to neighboring districts.

Growing food in Detroit, no sunshine needed

"Hydroponic agriculture is really the next level technique where you’re growing in an area where there’s no soil available or where the soil’s highly contaminated," farmhand Allie Mason said, "It’s an excellent solution when you’re living in a highly urban setting to be able to grow hydroponically and not only are we growing hydroponically but vertically so we’re maximizing the use of space."

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