The Dirt on Urban Farming in the ‘D’

Urban Farming

Detroit offers many opportunities as it pertains to urban farming. For anyone up for some adventure and hard work, the end reward can be a stable, secure, and unheard of return on investment in today’s volatile market. Let me explain: For starters, land in Detroit can be purchased at a starting price of $500 per lot, via www.BuildingDetroit.org. There is NO other city in America that offers land and homes that affordably. Of course, there is much rehab to be done on any property listed but that is to be…

When I say “Rock and Roll” You say “Aint Dead”

Kaleido Band

What does it take to be an awesome front woman of an amazing band? I think I may know someone! In a land not so far away in the metro Detroit area lives a group of some of the most talented people I know who go by the name Kaleido. Front woman Christina Chriss, one of the hardest working women around, has been performing music for years; first with other bands and now with Kaleido. She works tirelessly on practicing her art and this lady has pipes that could bring…

Detroit Tiger Baseball

Detroit Tiger Baseball

Detroit Tiger baseball is alive and well in the city of Detroit. This week the Tigers have a three game series against the Orioles and are one game behind Baltimore for a wild card berth for the playoffs. This gives them the opportunity to make up some much needed ground to stay in the hunt for a wild card berth and get into the playoffs. We do want our Tiger’s in the playoffs, don’t we? So come on Detroit, what can we do? We need to show mad love for…

A Growing Industry – Growing Cannabis

Growing Cannabis

Among many businesses that fail within the first year, growing cannabis (farming) is no different. Make no mistake growing medical cannabis is a business, so those of you out there who believe all you need is a pot, some soil, and a few seeds to have an amazing harvest are dearly mistaken. The truth is, growing high quality medical cannabis is full of challenges and anything but easy. The reality is these challenges begin the moment you decide to grow. It includes education, planning, controlling your environment (indoors), maintenance (oh…