Garden Resource Program

Garden Resource Program

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO JOIN THE GRP

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: 

2017 SEED & PLANT PICK UP DATES: 

WESTSIDE COLD WEATHER SEEDS: Tuesday, March 14th, 5-7PM at Brightmoor Aldersgate Church, 12065 W. Outer Drive, 48223 or

EASTSIDE COLD WEATHER SEEDS: Thursday, March 16th, 5-7PM at Earthworks Urban Farm, 1264 Meldrum, 48207

COLD CROPS: Thursday, April 20th, 5-7PM or Saturday, April 22nd, 1-3PM at Earthworks Urban Farm,
1264 Meldrum, 48207

HOT CROPS: Thursday, May 18th, 5-7PM or Saturday, May 20th, 1-3PM at Earthworks Urban Farm,
1264 Meldrum, 48207

FALL CROPS: Thursday, July 27th, 5-7PM or Saturday, July 29th, 1-3PM at Plum Street Market Garden, 2202 Third St., 48226

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 in January.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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