urban farming

Corktown Farmer's Market every Thursday

They say all politics is local. In Detroit, it seems most business is local too. There’s a great sense of pride in watching new ventures – for-profit or non-profit – spring up and succeed in this town. Often, it seems to be because the people behind these projects are neighbors, co-workers, friends of a friend, … Continue Reading →

Detroit's gardens bring us together

Detroit is becoming quite the hot spot for urban gardening and farming. Solutions for economic growth and neighborhood revitalization in the city range from planting 15,000 trees in blighted, abandoned neighborhoods, to starting up small, community-centered CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture). Living in D.C., CSAs were available on every corner, but I never joined one. Maybe … Continue Reading →