Â Â Â It looks like a scene from an Iowa cornfield, but instead this garden is about a mile from downtown Detroit.Â A group called urban farming has found a unique way to feed the hungry and bring fresh vegetables to city residents.Â Â Â
"In the inner cities, there is no access to fresh produce. So when we talk about an obesity problem, youth in particular, we're talking about a big problem that needs to be solved," said Taja Sevelle, Founder of Urban Farming.Â Â Â Â
Dr. Sevelle is the founder and director of the project that was started two years ago on vacant lots in the motor city.Â There are now dozens of similar gardens in places like los angeles, new york and saint louis.Â Â Â Â Â
"Our gardens do not have fences around them so people can just walk on our gardens and get the food."Â
Freshly harvested produce is also delivered to local food banks.Â Â Â
"I think within about 24 to 48 hours that food will be on somebody's plate who needs it." Â Healthy, nutritious food grown close to their own backyards. Â
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