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Indoor farming a growth industry

Aug 16, 2016 - The Detroit News

The Detroit News

Entrepreneurs are taking advantage of inexpensive former warehouses and factories in Detroit and transforming them for agricultural use to produce local foods.

There's a growing movement of using vacant buildings and spaces to produce lettuce, basil and kale, and even experiment with fish farming - year-round.

And the city is considering regulations that could expand indoor agriculture even more.

"Fifteen, 20 years from now, we want people to say, 'Of cou...