SELL LOCAL, BUY LOCAL
Since it’s inception in 2006, “GROWN IN DETROIT” has become a household name for those seeking to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the city. ‘Grown in Detroit’ produce is grown by families & youth in community gardens and urban farms throughout Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park. The Grown in Detroit cooperative supports these growers by providing a space to sell at Detroit-based farmers’ markets and restaurants as well as by assisting growers with production, harvest, and post-harvest handling education and resources.
This season you can find ‘Grown in Detroit’ produce each week at the following farmers’ markets:
Eastern Market, Saturday Market, from May 4th thru November 23rd at the center of Shed 2. Shed 2 is located on Russell between Winder and Adelaide.
Wayne State Farmers’ Market, Wednesday Market, from June 5th thru October 30th. The market is located at 5201 Cass Ave in front of Prentis Hall, across from the Detroit Main Library.
Eastern Market, Tuesday Market, from July 9th thru October 29th at the center of Shed 2. Shed 2 is located on Russell between Winder and Adelaide.
IF YOU ARE A GRP MEMBER AND WANT TO SELL WITH GROWN IN DETROIT IN 2013, come learn about the marketing process at the next new marketer orientation on Tuesday, May 21st from 6-8:30pm at Food Field 1600 Lawrence, just west of the Lodge and north of Chicago.
Get a head start on your marketing skills by attending this informative orientation. This hands-on workshop will be held at a productive market garden, and will introduce you to the major record keeping tools developed and used by Grown in Detroit cooperative members. Experienced cooperative members will cover topics including harvesting, post harvest handling, and selling produce at market. They will be available to answer your questions about selling for the first time.
*SAVE THE DATE: The next New Marketer Orientation and Harvest Workshop will be held on Monday, June 24th from 6-8:30PM, location TBD.
If you have any questions, please Contact Us.