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2013: Socioeconomic Impact of Urban Gardening

Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2013

Authors: Aaron Guay, Julie Pulgini


A documentary film on the socioeconomic impact of Urban Gardening/Small Scale Farming initiatives in Detroit. Using a documentary cinematic process as the medium, students focused on three communities which qualify as underserved and are involved in Urban Gardening and/or small scale urban farming initiatives to determine the need, vision and scope of the initiative. This was done through interviews with local gardeners/farmers, government officials, and other civic leaders, who are currently dealing with the issues that underserved communities are confronting.

Project Updated As Of September 30th, 2013



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