Target Corporation Supports Water Harvesting Cistern to Transform Blighted Properties
The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) continues to innovate to uplift its North End Detroit neighborhood with agricultural concepts that transform blighted properties and vacant land into useful community assets. The all-volunteer organization will debut a new recreational space and water harvesting cistern this summer, thanks to grants and material donations from Garnier®, TerraCycle®, and Target Corporation.
The organization’s cistern will be located on its agricultural campus, or urban agrihood, on Horton street where a formerly blighted and recently decommissioned home sat abandoned. The home’s foundation was saved and will be transformed into a 16,000-gallon, 25’x40’x2.5’ cistern.
The cistern is made possible by grants from Garnier, a L’Oreal brand, in partnership with recycling pioneer TerraCycle and Target Corporation...