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conscious evolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-22-10 11:40 AM
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16. No till farming would be best
By mimicing nature and creating new soil on top of the old soil a lot of the toxins present can be bypassed.
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  -farming inside Detroit city ensho  Mar-21-10 10:51 AM   #0 
  - Would Monsanto allow it?  Liberal_in_LA   Mar-21-10 10:55 AM   #1 
  - only if the city used their criminal seeds  ensho   Mar-21-10 10:59 AM   #2 
  - toxins in the soil? Is it safe to farm in "reclaimed" urban areas?  metapunditedgy   Mar-21-10 11:34 AM   #3 
  - I thought of that too but this land is where houses are  ensho   Mar-21-10 11:37 AM   #5 
  - Lived in Detroit as a teenager. There's so much pollution around the area, as I recall.  metapunditedgy   Mar-21-10 02:38 PM   #7 
  - I grew up in Detroit  Gaedel   Mar-22-10 12:19 PM   #17 
  - Lead paint and other pollutants in the soil would need to be addressed  Gormy Cuss   Mar-21-10 02:47 PM   #10 
  - Unfortunately in the city there are often multiple generations of ...  etherealtruth   Mar-21-10 02:50 PM   #11 
  - Raised beds, or even better taller structures that could accomodate more square feet of  GreenPartyVoter   Mar-21-10 02:51 PM   #12 
  - No till farming would be best  conscious evolution   Mar-22-10 11:40 AM   #16 
  - I hate seeing housing stock demolished  dembotoz   Mar-21-10 11:37 AM   #4 
  - since industry left the city, more and more people were forced to  ensho   Mar-21-10 11:39 AM   #6 
  - Lots of those abandoned homes are bad for the neighborhoods, too.  metapunditedgy   Mar-21-10 02:40 PM   #8 
  - I live in the Detroit area...  Takket   Mar-21-10 02:43 PM   #9 
  - Appraiser familiar with Detroit here...  ScreamingMeemie   Mar-21-10 02:58 PM   #14 
  - Detroit will find new life as the model for re-localization in the face  Subdivisions   Mar-21-10 02:57 PM   #13 
  - I like your thinking - yes let us keep an eye on Detroit's future  ensho   Mar-22-10 11:32 AM   #15 
  - Or  Gaedel   Mar-22-10 12:23 PM   #18 
  - I live in Detroit and there are already some small urban farms up and running  Motown_Johnny   Mar-22-10 12:31 PM   #19 
     - nice - more power to the gardeners of Detroit  ensho   Mar-23-10 11:07 AM   #20 

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