Tag: Joseph Cialdella

Tag: Joseph Cialdella

Five Questions for Joseph Cialdella, author of <em>Motor City Green</em>


Five Questions for Joseph Cialdella, author of Motor City Green

We “sat down” virtually with Joseph Stanhope Cialdella to talk about his new book, Motor City Green, which explores the history of urban gardens and green spaces in Detroit. Q: What drew you to this topic/subject area? A: I was born and raised in Kalamazoo, MI, which is on the west side of the state, and we didn’t spend much time in Detroit, which is on the east side of the state. That changed when I went to college [at the University of Michigan’s Residential College], and was fortunate to participate in several engaged learning courses where we had the…

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