Hot money turns from gold to farm land
A peek at the development next door

New Detroit farm plan taking root

"It's a pleasure to look at. It feels like it's a circle, coming back to what it once was."
-- Ruth Moucha, 80, resident 

via online.wsj.com

As Fort Collins is pulled out of an agricultural congressional district, it is interesting to follow the number of big cities in this country that are taking a new look at the value of property as agricultural land, be it to promote aesthetics, nearby land values, or to provide sustainable local fresh food sources. (Click on the wsj.com link above for the full story about Detroit converting vacant lots to forests and farm land.)

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