Here's an item we call bittersweet, largely because some of us remember some great athletic programs, featuring prep basketball stars like Lindsay Hairston, Joe Johnson and Eric Money, at Kettering High in the 1970s. Time marches on nevertheless, as Curbed Detroit reports in this excerpt below:
One of Detroit's abandoned schools is about to begin a remarkable transformation. This summer, the east side's former Kettering High School
will into a 27-acre urban farm
known as the Kettering Urban Agricultural Campus
According to the AP, the soon-to-be farm will provide food for the Detroit Public School System, while the old building itself will become afood processing facility
. This summer will see the property prepared for growing food and the installation of eight hoop houses (green house-like structures).
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