Urban Farming

Posted in DETROIT by urbanmi on May 31, 2012

Whole foods is coming to Detroit. Another milestone in the redevelopment and shifting demographics and sociology in the region. Like many Detroiters and savvier businessman, Whole Foods has noticed and believes in the revitalization in Detroit. Their arrival reflects the influx of young, educated, and as the US Census made concrete, white people in Detroit, a core constituency for the Whole Foods Brand.

The last 10 years displayed the first growth in the white youth demographic in Detroit since the 1950s. Artists and Designers are attracted to the potential and great bones of this once great American City.

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