Detroit's Eastern Market Food Flows:
Detroit Food Access: How can The Eastern Market Continue to Feed Detroiters?
Detroit's venerable Eastern Market is no stranger to change but how will it navigate gentrification, vendor turnover, and shifting community needs?
The historic Eastern Market has undergone numerous changes since its inception as a result of the economic and social developments. This in turn has affected food access and flows to its surrounding local communities and poses the question of how should it continue to develop. This case study will explore stakeholder viewpoints and discuss how the developments influence Detroiters’ access to the market.