Grown in Detroit

Grown in Detroit

Grown in Detroit fruit, vegetables, flowers, and herbs are grown in urban gardens and farms throughout Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park. Growers produce food in healthy soil without harmful chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers or genetically modified products. All Garden Resource Program members are welcome to participate. Growers receive 100% of the profits from produce sold.

2016 GID Spring CSAGROWN IN DETROIT SPRING CSA

Register for the spring CSA on-line here.

The Grown in Detroit Spring CSA Program will supply members with seasonal vegetables and herbs from Detroit farms for 9 weeks between May 4th and June 29th. One share will generally supply a family of four with all the early season vegetables they can eat for a week. Spring vegetables include salad mix, arugula, kale, chard, collards, fresh herbs, radishes, beets, carrots, sugar snap peas, and more! Members are responsible for picking up their weekly share at the Plum Street Market Garden on Wednesday evenings 4-6 pm. Interested in learning more? Download the enrollment details here.

BUY GROWN IN DETROIT AT EASTERN MARKET 

Saturdays at Eastern Market, from April 23rd thru December 10th 2016 at the center of Shed 2, located on Russell between Winder and Adelaide.

Tuesdays at Eastern Market, from June 7th thru October 25th 2016 at the center of Shed 2, located on Russell between Winder and Adelaide.

GROWN IN DETROIT DINING GUIDE: TREAT YOURSELF TO A MEAL AND SUPPORT DETROIT’S URBAN FARMING COMMUNITY

The next time you schedule a meeting away from the office, plan a night out with friends and family, or select a caterer to give food for an event please consider supporting Grown in Detroit by choosing one of the Detroit-based restaurants and food businesses that source fresh, local fruits and vegetables from Grown in Detroit. In addition to these Detroit-based restaurants, Grown in Detroit supplies many emerging value added and prepared food entrepreneurs. Some of these businesses include The Brinery, Slow Jams, Beau Bien Fine Foods, Sister Pie, McClary Brothers, Ms. Pruitts, and Healthy Living-Raw.

New Market Orientation_ GID Recruitment-8Learn about the marketing process at the next new marketer orientation. This hands-on workshop is held at a productive market garden, and introduces growers to the major record keeping tools developed and used by Grown in Detroit cooperative members. At the workshop, experienced GID members cover topics including harvesting, post harvest handling, and selling produce at market. For more information, please contact us.

Gardener Market Log now available on-line for growers here.

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