Growing a Greener World

Regenerating Detroit Through Urban Gardening

Once America's most productive manufacturing city, Detroit's economic landscape took a turn for the worse in the mid-1960s. But in recent years, green-minded citizens have begun to reclaim their city, with community gardens and urban farms providing two of the fastest roads to recovery. Today, over 1,300 such plots have sprouted up all across Detroit. They're providing an emotional boost to citizens, food for the hungry, and instant beauty to long-neglected areas... all while lifting spirits, creating...
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Tuesday, November 7 at 2:00 pm on 12.1

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The award-winning series, GROWING A GREENER WORLD combines the latest trends in eco-friendly outdoor living with traditional gardening know-how, farm-to-table cooking, and canning and preserving the harvest. In each episode, gardening expert Joe Lamp'l demonstrates hands-on, how-to gardening projects from his scenic north Atlanta farm and organic garden, while chef Nathan Lyon blends grassroots with gourmet to create simple, innovative cuisine using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. And throughout the season, Master Food Preserver, Theresa Loe will demonstrate easy yet delicious ways to preserve the flavors of the season.