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Why Detroit MattersDecline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City$
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Brian Doucet

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781447327868

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.001.0001

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Eastern Market Corporation

Eastern Market Corporation

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Why Detroit Matters

Dan Carmody

Policy Press

Dan Carmody is President of Detroit’s Eastern Market Corporation. In this interview chapter, he discusses the history of the market and why it is important to food access in the city of Detroit today. He explains the visions and aims of the Eastern Market Corporation and how and why it came into existence. The corporation, a not-for-profit, public-private partnership, started in 2006. Carmody discusses the role of urban agriculture in Detroit as well as the new wave of gentrification which has the potential to significantly impact the Market in the future.

Keywords:   Eastern Market Corporation, Detroit, food access, urban agriculture, gentrification, not for profits, public private partnership

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