Hantz Farms

Politics & Government
5:10 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Hantz Farms finally gets green light for massive Detroit farm

Mike Score is the president of Hantz Farms, which plans to plant 15,000 hardwoods on the east side of Detroit.
Sarah Hulett Michigan Radio

One of the country’s largest-ever urban farming projects got the green light from Detroit and state officials Friday.

Both Governor Snyder and Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr signed off on a development agreement that lets Hantz Farms acquire about 140 acres of land on Detroit’s east side.

Hantz Farms is the brainchild of John Hantz, CEO of the Hantz Group, primarily a financial services company.

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