Greening Detroit

Detroit. File photo (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

140 Acres Of Blighted Detroit Property May Soon Be Green

A company that wants to put vacant Detroit land to agricultural use is moving forward with plans to clear blighted properties for a large-scale tree-growing project after getting the OK to use 140 acres on the city’s east side, officials announced Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2013

Photo Caption: Volunteers gather for a planting with The Greening of Detroit Photo by Amelia Kanan)

Scene In Detroit: Green and Dirty

Need more incentive? If you volunteer a few times over the season, you receive a discount at certain nurseries.

CBS Detroit–04/17/2012