5:25 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Who is shopping at the new Whole Foods in Detroit?

An interview with Kami Pothukuchi and Micki Maynard.

There’s been a lot of buzz about the grocery chain Whole Foods opening a store in Midtown Detroit, maybe too much buzz.

The idea of Whole Foods, the store nicknamed by some as “Whole Paycheck,” being the first store in a city hit hard by poverty seems at best incongruent.

Kami Pothukuchi, associate professor of urban planning at Wayne State University, and Micki Maynard, contributor to and former Detroit reporter for the New York Times, joined us in the studio.

Listen to the full interview above.