2021 GARDEN RESOURCE PROGRAM If you’re planning to tend a garden or farm in Detroit, Hamtramck, or Highland Park this year consider joining Keep Growing Detroit’s Garden Resource Program. Members not only get technical support from our experienced staff, they receive seeds, Detroit-grown transplants, and other essential gardening resources. For more information, CLICK HERE.
TWO WAYS TO BUY GROWN IN DETROIT FRUITS, VEGGIES, HERBS, TRANSPLANTS, & HONEY! Check out our ONLINE FARM STORE with convenient curbside pickup at the KGD Farm on Thursday evenings from 4-6pm. The GROWN IN DETROIT stand is also back on Saturdays in Shed 2 at the Eastern Market. As always, growers receive 100% of profits from produce sold!
JOIN US AT THE 23RD ANNUAL TOUR OF DETROIT FARMS AND GARDENS ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 24TH FROM 5-8PM With last year as an exception, the Detroit Tour of Urban Farms and Gardens has been an annual tradition for 23 years! We’re excited to bring back the tradition this year, encouraging Detroit growers to come together once again to tour each others gardens, make connections and get inspired! Due to the continuing safety measures we’re following to keep folks safe during Covid-19, this year’s tour will self-driven and will not include a reception. This year’s tour routes will highlight 4 unique gardens where you will be able to talk and ask questions of the growers there as they show off their spaces! Once you select your ticket you will be asked to pick a route Eastside, Westside, Central or a hyper local Bike tour. PURCHASE YOUR TOUR TICKET HERE!
LET’S STAY CONNECTED VIRTUALLY Join us this spring for a series of online GRP community gatherings to meet other GRP members and get inspired for the growing season! These gatherings will be held twice monthly this spring. Each session will feature a different topic relevant to starting and maintaining thriving community gardens with GRP members as special guests sharing their experiences. CLICK HERE for more information.
LEARN SOMETHING NEW WITH KGD This spring we have a bunch of live WEBINARS planned to help growers learn new skills and stay connected during the pandemic. We’re also sharing gardening tips on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM and YOUTUBE.
KGD’s GARDENING GUIDES are another great way to learn something new including how to build raised beds and compost bins while you’re at home during the COVID-19 crisis. You’re also always welcome to CONTACT US. We’re happy to help answer questions via email, phone, or zoom.
START CULTIVATING HEALTHY HABITATS EARLY Whether at home, at school, or in the communities where children interact and play, KGD works to create spaces and teachable moments for young Detroiters to develop a love of gardening and the life-long healthy habits that are associated with garden-based learning in early childhood settings. To learn more about our Early Childhood Programs CLICK HERE or check out our newly released GARDEN BASED LEARNING GUIDE.
HAVE A GARDENING QUESTION? Do you need support with your garden project? CONTACT US anytime with questions.