Garden Resource Program

Garden Resource Program

GROW WHERE YOU ARE. JOIN THE GARDEN RESOURCE PROGRAM!

For over a decade, the Garden Resource Program (GRP) has supported family, community, school, and market gardens in Detroit, Highland Park, and Hamtramck. Participants in the Garden Resource Program receive resources for their vegetable gardens, including seeds and Detroit grown transplants and become part of a growing network of gardeners and advocates working to promote urban agriculture within a thriving local food system.

USEFUL LINKS: 

  • 2018 Seed and Plant Varieties
  • 2018 Perennial Fruit Varieties
  • 2018 Cold Weather Seed Instructions (available in March)
  • 2018 Cold Weather Transplant Instructions (available in April)
  • 2018 Hot Weather Seed and Transplant Instructions (available in May)
  • 2018 Fall Seed and Transplant Instructions (available in July)

2018 SEED & PLANT PICK UP DATES: 

WESTSIDE COLD WEATHER SEEDS: Tuesday, March 13th, 5-7PM at Broadstreet Presbyterian Church, 12065 Broadstreet, 48204 or

EASTSIDE COLD WEATHER SEEDS: Thursday, March 15th, 5-7PM at Earthworks Urban Farm, 1264 Meldrum, 48207

COLD CROPS: Thursday, April 19th, 5-7PM or Saturday, April 21st, 1-3PM at Earthworks Urban Farm,
1264 Meldrum, 48207

HOT CROPS: Thursday, May 17th, 5-7PM or Saturday, May 19th, 1-3PM at Earthworks Urban Farm,
1264 Meldrum, 48207

FALL CROPS: Thursday, July 19th, 5-7PM or Saturday, July 21st, 1-3PM, Location To Be Announced

LEARN AND EARN WORKSHOPS

Learn and Earn workshops are hands-on lessons about a select GRP garden resource paired with some farm work that practices using that resource. Eligible gardens will take limited resources home. Details about 2018 Learn and Earn workshops will be shared soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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