Urban farms around America are breaking through concrete and hitting sustainable paydirt [SLIDESHOW]
Catherine Ferguson Academy, Detroit, Michigan
At the Catherine Ferguson Academy in Detroit, teenage mothers get their education in the classroom and outside at this urban produce and livestock farm. Here, students learn to build a small greenhouse.
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