Foodies Fight to Save Detroit With Job Hopes Pinned on Arugula

Foodies Fight to Save Detroit With Job Hopes Pinned on Arugula

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Alan and Donnie Love, owners of Love's Custard Pies, sell pies at their stand at Eastern Market in Detroit. Michigan has the fourth-biggest number of farmers markets, trailing California, New York and Illinois, according to a USDA report this week. Among its attempts to nurture small-scale agriculture and the businesses that arise from it, the state is home to 140 craft breweries, sixth-most in the nation.