North End Urban Farm Converts a Fire-Ravaged House into an Outdoor Community Space

Posted on Mar 26 2017 - 6:06pm by UOG

cistern_basement-1

“The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) announced today that it would be transforming a blighted home into a 16,000 gallon water cistern. The home was torn down to reveal the foundation, which will be used to capture rain water.

According to a press release, “it will prevent water run-off into Detroit’s sewer system, reduce the reliance on the grid, and irrigate MUFI’s adjacent two-acre urban farm.”

Read the WHOLE STORY at: “MetroTimes.com