Could growing fresh vegetables help save crumbling inner cities around the world and tackle hunger?BBC Sunday:
Reginald Moore and Rod Shepard hoe the ground
Putting in the spade-work at one of the charity's gardens
That is the ambitious aim of a charity called Urban Farming, which has its headquarters in Detroit, the capital of the US's wilting car industry.
The idea is very simple: turn wasteland into free vegetable gardens and feed the poor people who live nearby.
Demand for land to grow food, fuel crops and wood is set to outstrip supply, leading to the probable destruction of forests, a report warns.Sigh. My old hometown does, indeed, look like a barren wasteland in